Definition of Multidrug Resistance

Simultaneous resistance to a spectrum of unrelated drugs following exposure to a single agent. It may result from overexpression of the integral plasma membrane protein, P-glycoprotein. This adaptation of tumor cells to anticancer drugs, mediated by inactivation of the drug or removing it from the target tumor cells, tends to make the drugs less effective.

Multidrug Resistance is from the group

Drug Resistance

Other Names for Multidrug Resistance

Multidrug Resistance
Multiple Drug Resistance
multidrug resistance

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