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 semisynthetic water-soluble disulfide derivative of the antineoplastic antibiotic mitomycin C. Activated by serum and glutathione, KW-2149 causes interstrand DNA cross-links and DNA-protein cross-links, resulting in single-strand DNA breaks and inhibition of DNA synthesis. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Code names:KT6149
KW 2149
Chemical structure:7-N-(2-((2-(gamma-L-Glutamylamino)ethyl)dithio)ethyl)mitomycin C