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.

uracil
One of the 5 major bases (with adenine, guanine, cytosine, and thymine) which are a component of nucleic acids. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:2,4-dioxopyrimidine
2,4-pyrimidinediol
2-hydroxy-4-(1H)-pyrimidione
2-hydroxy-4-(3H)-pyrimidione
Code names:BMS-205603-01
SQ-6201
Chemical structure:2,4(1H,3H)-pyrimidinedione