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uridine 
A nucleoside consisting of uracil and D-ribose and a component of RNA. Uridine has been studied as a rescue agent to reduce the toxicities associated with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), thereby allowing the administration of higher doses of 5-FU in chemotherapy regimens. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Abbreviations:UR
Urd