Class/mechanism: Mobilizes hematopoetic stem cells by inhibiting the CXCR4 chemokine receptor and blocking its cognate ligand, stromal cell-derived factor-1α (SDF-1α). One function of CXCR4 is to anchor stem cells to the marrow matrix via SDF-1α or other adhesion molecules.
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Also known as
- Code name: AMD3100
- Brand name: Mozobil