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.
- teloxantrone hydrochoride
The hydrochloride salt of an anthrapyrazole antineoplastic antibiotic. Teloxantrone intercalates into DNA and interacts with topoisomerase II, thereby inhibiting DNA replication and repair, as well as RNA and protein synthesis. Check for active clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym: moxantrazole hydrochloride Code name: CI-937
Chemical structure: anthra(1,9-cd)pyrazol-6(2H)-one,7,10-dihydroxy-2-(2-((2-hydroxyethyl)amino)ethyl)-5-((2-(methylamino)ethyl)amino) dihydrochloride