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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Antineoplastic agent

Antiviral agent: Treatment of hepatitis


Chemical Name

tymosin α1 (ox)

Foreign Names

  • Thymalfasinum (Latin)
  • Thymalfasin (German)
  • Thymalfasine (French)
  • Timalfasina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Thymalfasin (OS: USAN)
  • Timalfasina (IS)
  • Timosin α-1 (IS)

Brand Names

  • An Fa Bu
    Jiangshi Pharmaceutical, China
  • He Ri
    Zhonghe Pharmaceutical, China
  • Ji Tai
    Shuang Cheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Kang Si Ai
    Baolong Pharmaceutical, China
  • Mai Pu Xin
    Di Ao Pharmaceutical Group, China
  • Wan Yuan
    Sihuan Pharmaceutical, China
  • Xin Fu Tai
    Tiancheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Zadaxin
    Getz Pharma, Philippines; SciClone, China; SciClone, Hong Kong; SciClone, Kuwait; SciClone, Singapore; SciClone, Thailand; SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Italy; SciClone Pharmaceuticals Int'l, Vietnam; Tempo Scan Pacific/SciClone, Indonesia


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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