angiostatin

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an·gi·o·stat·in

 (ăn′jē-ō-stăt′n)
n.
A naturally occurring protein with potent antiangiogenic properties that is formed from the cleavage of plasminogen and has been investigated for use in cancer treatment.

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Researchers at a leading cancer center in Canada have found these compounds to possess activity similar to human angiostatins in one in vitro model.