NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

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 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)