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NCI Drug Dictionary


A synthetic imidazoquinoline with antineoplastic activity. Acodazole intercalates into DNA, resulting in disruption of DNA replication. Use of this agent has been associated with significant cardiotoxicity. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:acodazole hydrochloride
Chemical structure:acetamide, N-methyl-N-[4-[(7-methyl-1H-imidazo[4, 5-f]quinolin-9-yl)amino]phenyl]-, monohydrochloride (9CI)