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Chlorambucil MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chlorambucil
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.526.728.650.156
Unique ID
D002699
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002699
Scope Note
A nitrogen mustard alkylating agent used as antineoplastic for chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, and others. Although it is less toxic than most other nitrogen mustards, it has been listed as a known carcinogen in the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985). (Merck Index, 11th ed)
Entry Term(s)
4-(Bis(2-chloroethyl)amino)benzenebutanoic Acid
Amboclorin
CB-1348
Chloraminophene
Chlorbutin
Leukeran
Lympholysin
N,N-Di-(2-chloroethyl)-p-aminophenylbutyric Acid
NSC-3088
Pharm Action
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Registry Number
18D0SL7309
Related Numbers
305-03-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzenebutanoic acid, 4-(bis(2-chloroethyl)amino)-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/01
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