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NCI Drug Dictionary

  

7-cyanoquinocarcinol 
A semisynthetic analogue of the Streptomyces melanovinaceus-derived tetracyclic antitumor antibiotic quinocarmycin with potential antineoplastic activity. Quinocarmycin belongs to the naphthyridinomycin/saframycin class of antitumor antibiotics. These antibiotics appear to act through DNA alkylation. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Code name:DX-52-1