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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

hepsulfam 
A bisulfamic ester which is similar in structure to busulfan and belongs to the family of drugs known as alkylsulfonate alkylating agents. Hepsulfam forms covalent linkages with nucleophilic centers in DNA, resulting in depurination, base miscoding, strand scission, DNA-DNA and DNA-protein cross-linking, and cytotoxicity. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Chemical structure:1,7-heptanediyl ester sulfamic acid