Semustine

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Semustine
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
N-(2-Chloroethyl)-N'-(4-methylcyclohexyl)-N-nitrosourea
Clinical data
Legal status ?
Identifiers
CAS number 13909-09-6 YesY
ATC code L01AD03
PubChem CID 5198
ChemSpider 10608205 N
UNII 6YY7T1T567 YesY
KEGG D05822 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:6863 N
Chemical data
Formula C10H18ClN3O2 
Mol. mass 247.72 g/mol
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Semustine is a drug used in chemotherapy.[1] It is structurally similar to lomustine, being distinguished from it only by an additional methyl group. It has been taken off the drug market for investigation of its cancerous effects, rated as IARC Group 1 carcinogen or a known carcinogen.[citation needed]

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