cytosine arabinoside


cytosine arabinoside
(= cytarabine)
Cytotoxic drug used in oncology (particularly AML) and against viral infections. Blocks DNA synthesis.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • cytosine arabinoside — noun : a cytotoxic antineoplastic agent C9H13N3O5 that is a synthetic isomer of the naturally occurring nucleoside of cytosine and arabinose and is used especially in the treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia in adults * * * /ar euh bin euh… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cytosine arabinoside — /ar euh bin euh suyd , euh rab euh noh /, Pharm. cytarabine. * * * …   Universalium

  • cytosine arabinoside — noun A particular drug used in chemotherapy. Syn: cytarabine …   Wiktionary

  • cytosine — a pyrimidine found in nucleic acid s. c. arabinoside (CA, AraC) 1. a synthetic nucleoside used as an antimetabolite in the treatment of neoplasms; 2. incorrect term for arabinosylcytosine …   Medical dictionary

  • Cytarabine — Systematic (IUPAC) name 4 amino 1 [(2R,3S,4R,5R) 3,4 dihydroxy 5 (hydroxymethyl)oxolan 2 yl] pyrimidin 2 one Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.com …   Wikipedia

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