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An inorganic and water-soluble platinum complex. After undergoing hydrolysis, it reacts with DNA to produce both intra and interstrand crosslinks. These crosslinks appear to impair replication and transcription of DNA. The cytotoxicity of cisplatin correlates with cellular arrest in the G2 phase of the cell cycle.

Year introduced: 1984(1981)

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Tree Number(s): D01.210.375, D01.625.125, D01.710.100

MeSH Unique ID: D002945

Registry Number: Q20Q21Q62J

Entry Terms:

  • cis-Diamminedichloroplatinum
  • cis Diamminedichloroplatinum
  • cis-Diamminedichloroplatinum(II)
  • cis-Dichlorodiammineplatinum(II)
  • cis-Platinum
  • cis Platinum
  • Dichlorodiammineplatinum
  • Platinum Diamminodichloride
  • Diamminodichloride, Platinum
  • Biocisplatinum
  • Platidiam
  • Platino
  • Platinol
  • NSC-119875

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