CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE - (50-18-0)

introduzione

Nome: cyclophosphamide; (RS)-N,N-bis(2-chloroethyl)-1,3,2-oxazaphosphinan-2-amine 2-oxide*; Endoxan
* IUPAC
Numero CAS: 50-18-0
Formula chimica: C7H15Cl2N2O2P
Massa molare: 261.085961 g
Percentuale di massa: C 32.201 %; H 5.7908 %; Cl 27.158 %; N 10.729 %; O 12.256 %; P 11.863 % 

Classificazione

• biologico

Usi / Funzione

• "Harsher [anticancer] agents [than 5-fluorouracil, such as cyclophosphamide and cisplatin...destroy DNA's ability to function by chemically bonding to the DNA or by cross-linking the two strands of the double helix." 1

bonding

Per maggiori informazioni

fonti

(1) - Suchocki, John. Conceptual Chemistry: Understanding Our World of Atoms and Molecules; Addison Wesley: San Francisco, California, 2001; p 450.