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NCI Drug Dictionary


imidazole mustard 
A synthetic derivative of imidazole with potent antineoplastic properties. Imidazole mustard alkylates DNA, preferentially at guanine residues, resulting in DNA interstrand crosslinks and inhibition of DNA replication and RNA and protein synthesis. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
TIC mustard
Chemical structure:5-[3,3-bis(2-chloroethyl)-1-triazeno]imidazole-4-carboxamide