Mechlorethamine, Nitrogen Mustard

Category: Cancer

Mechlorethamine, Nitrogen Mustard Overview

Chlormethine (INN, BAN), also known as mechlorethamine (USAN, USP), mustine, HN2, and (in post-Soviet states) embikhin (), is a nitrogen mustard sold under the brand name Mustargen among others. It is the prototype of alkylating agents, a group of anticancer chemotherapeutic drugs. It works by binding to DNA, crosslinking two strands and preventing cell duplication. It binds to the N7 nitrogen on the DNA base guanine. As the chemical is a blister agent, its use is strongly restricted within t...

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Mechlorethamine, Nitrogen Mustard
  • Gel: 0.016%, 0.02%
  • Injection: 10mg, 10mg/vial
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