|Molar mass||89.05 g·mol−1|
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Nitrosourea compounds are DNA alkylating agents and are often used in chemotherapy. They are lipophilic and thus can cross the blood–brain barrier, making them useful in the treatment of brain tumors such as glioblastoma multiforme.
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- Nitrosourea Compounds at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
- DDB 9052
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