bile duct

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bile duct

[′bīl ‚dəkt]
(anatomy)
Any of the major channels in the liver through which bile flows toward the hepatic duct.
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Exelixis' development pipeline covers cancer and metabolism and is comprised of the following compounds: XL119 (becatecarin), for which a multinational Phase III clinical trial in bile duct tumors is ongoing and which has been exclusively licensed to Helsinn Healthcare SA with rights to reacquire commercial rights for North America; XL784, initially an anticancer compound, which completed a Phase I clinical trial and is being advanced as a treatment for renal disease; XL647, XL999, XL880 and XL820, anticancer compounds currently in Phase I clinical trials; XL844 and XL184, anticancer compounds for which INDs have been filed; and multiple compounds in preclinical development for diseases including cancer and various metabolic and cardiovascular disorders.
Bile duct tumors, bladder cancer, brain tumors, breast cancer, cervical cancer, colon cancer, colorectal cancer, esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, glioblastoma, head & neck cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, leukemia's, lung cancer, lymphoma's, melanoma, mesothelioma, multiple myeloma, nasopharyngeal cancer, ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, renal cell carcinoma, sarcoma, thyroid cancer