NCI Drug Dictionary

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.

aniline mustard
An alkylating mustard with antineoplastic activity. Aniline mustard forms covalent linkages with nucleophilic centers, resulting in depurination, base miscoding and strand scission, and crosslinking of DNA strands, all of which contribute to its cytotoxicity. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)

Code name:A 14489
CB 1074
SK 592
TL 476
Chemical structure:
  • benzenamine, N, N-bis(2-chloroethyl)-(9CI)
  • beta, beta'-dichlorodiethylaniline
  • N,N-bis(2-chloroethyl)aniline
  • N,N-bis(2-chloroethyl)benzenamine
  • phenylbis[2-chloroethylamine]