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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

pentamethylmelamine 
A principal metabolite of hexamethylmelamine with antineoplastic activity. Pentamethylmelamine alkylates DNA and other macromolecules and forms DNA intrastrand and DNA-protein crosslinks, thereby preventing DNA replication. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Abbreviation:PMM
Chemical structure:N,N,N',N',N"-pentamethyl-1,3,5-triazine