Author | Kimberly F. Wood, MS

Articles

Current Clinical Trials With STI571

July 01, 2001

STI571 (Gleevec) is a member of the 2-phenylaminopyrimidine family of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) binding site inhibitors of protein tyrosine kinase. It potently inhibits the tyrosine kinase activity of Abl and Bcr-Abl,[1-3] platelet-derived growth factor receptor (PDGF-R), and Kit (stem cell factor receptor).[4-6]