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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

mitolactol 
A synthetic derivative of hexitol with antineoplastic and radiosensitizing properties. Mitolactol alkylates DNA via actual or derived epoxide groups, resulting in inhibition of DNA and RNA synthesis. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:Dibromdicil
dibromodulcitol
Foreign brand names:Elobromol
Mitolac
Abbreviation:DBD
Chemical structures:6-dibromodideoxydulcitol
6-dibromodulcitol