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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An antineoplastic drug used to treat acute leukemias.

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  • Meanwhile, the pursuit of 6-MP, thioguanine, azathioprine and allopurinol had occupied 20 years.
  • We continued to synthesize derivatives of 6-MP and thioguanine and investigate structure-activity relationships (38-40).
  • This lead to the loss of antitumor activity, with the exception of the 2-amino-6-mercapto derivative, thioguanine, which we had previously found to have strong...
  • Our research was untargeted, and the line of inquiry we had begun in the 1940s yielded new drug therapies for malaria (pyrimethamine), leukemia (6-mercaptopurine and... for more
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