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M-Azidopyrimethamine (Code C2366)

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Preferred Name: M-Azidopyrimethamine

Definition: An antifolate derived from diaminopyrimidine with cytotoxic properties. With a mechanism of action similar to that of methotrexate (MTX), m-azidopyrimethamine blocks tetrahydrofolate synthesis, resulting in depletion of nucleotide precursors and inhibition of DNA, RNA and protein synthesis. This agent is more lipophilic but less potent than MTX. (NCI04)

Label: M-Azidopyrimethamine

NCI Thesaurus Code: C2366 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0280485  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)

External Source Codes: 
NSC Code 382050 (see NCI DTP info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 40860
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 40860 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0280485

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     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C2366
Legacy_Concept_Name M-Azidopyrimethamine
Semantic_Type Organic Chemical
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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