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Novartis AG

Drug Names(s): LBH589, Faridak

Description: LBH589 is a histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor. By blocking the deacetylase activity of HDAC, HDAC inhibitors activate gene transcription of critical genes that cause apoptosis. By triggering apoptosis, LBH589 induces growth inhibition and regression in tumor cell lines.

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