Pemetrexed is an antifolate that inhibits enzymes thymidylate synthase, dihydrofolate reductase, GARFT, AICARFT and other enzymes to suppress the synthesis of DNA and thus cell growth. Therefore, it can be used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and malignant pleural mesothelioma.
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