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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



brostallicin hydrochloride  listen  (brah-STAH-lih-sin HY-droh-KLOR-ide)

  A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. Brostallicin hydrochloride binds to DNA and may kill cancer cells. It may also help other drugs kill cancer cells. It is a type of DNA minor groove binding agent.