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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

nilutamide 
A synthetic, nonsteroidal agent with antiandrogenic properties. Nilutamide preferentially binds to androgen receptors and blocks androgen receptor activation by testosterone and other androgens; this agent may inhibit androgen-dependent growth of normal and neoplastic prostate cells. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name:Nilandron
Foreign brand name:Anandron
Abbreviation:ANAN
Code name:RU-23908
Chemical structures:1-(3'-Trifluoromethyl-4'-nitrophenyl)-4,4-dimethylimidazoline-3,5-dione
5,5-Dimethyl-3-[4-nitro-3-(trifluoro-methyl)phenyl]-2,4-imidazolidinedione