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A pyrimidine analogue that inhibits DNA methyltransferase, impairing DNA methylation. It is also an antimetabolite of cytidine, incorporated primarily into RNA. Azacytidine has been used as an antineoplastic agent.

Year introduced: 1996

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Tree Number(s): D02.145.150, D03.383.742.680.245.217, D13.570.685.245.217, D13.570.800.286.300

MeSH Unique ID: D001374

Registry Number: M801H13NRU

Entry Terms:

  • 5-Azacytidine
  • 5 Azacytidine
  • Azacytidine
  • Vidaza
  • Pharmion Brand of Azacitidine
  • NSC-102816
  • NSC 102816
  • NSC102816

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