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A family of anticancer drugs that interferes with the cell's DNA and inhibits cancer cell growth.
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  Chemicals that transfer alkyl (methyl, ethyl, etc.) groups to the bases in DNA.
Source: fao.org

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Definition: (AL-kah-LIE-teen) A family of anticancer drugs that interferes with the cell's DNA and inhibits cancer cell growth. Drugs that are alkylating agents are often used in chemotherapy.
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Highly reactive chemicals that introduce alkyl radicals into biologically active molecules and thereby prevent their proper functioning. Many are used as Antineoplastic Agents, but most are very toxic [..]
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A class of Drugs that differs from other Alkylating Agents used clinically in that they are monofunctional and thus unable to cross-link cellular macromolecules. Among their common properties are a re [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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Highly reactive chemicals that introduce alkyl radicals into biologically active molecules and thereby prevent their proper functioning. Many are used as antineoplastic agents, but most are very toxic [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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Highly reactive chemicals that introduce alkyl radicals into biologically active molecules and thereby prevent their proper functioning. Many are used as antineoplastic agent, but most are very toxic, [..]
Source: mondofacto.com

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A family of anticancer drugs (including nitrosoureas) that combine with a cancer cell's DNA to prevent normal cell division. Alkylating agents include busulfan, carmustine, carzelesin, cyclophosphamide (also called Cytoxan), ifosfamide, lomustine, melphalan, porfiromycin and semustine.
Source: lymphoma.org

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 Substances that interfere with the metabolism and growth of cells, so used as drugs to treat some cancers; examples are chlorambucil and cyclophosphamide
Source: lymphomas.org.uk

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