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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

ranimustine 
A chloroethylnitrosourea derivative that inhibits proliferation and growth of tumor cells by alkylation and cross-linkage of DNA strands of tumor cells. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:Ranomustine
Foreign brand names:Cymer
Cymerin
Abbreviation:MCNU
Chemical structures:alpha-D-glucopyranoside, methyl 6-((((2-chloroethyl)nitrosoamino)carbonyl)amino)-6-deoxy-
methyl 6-((((2-chloroethyl)nitrosoamino)carbonyl) amino)-6-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranoside
methyl 6-(3-(2-chloroethyl)-3-nitrosoiureido)-6-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranoside
methyl 6-(3-(2-chloroethyl)-3-nitrosoureido)-6-deoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranoside