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Compound Summary for: CID 439693

Pentostatin

Also known as: Deoxycoformycin; Nipent; 2'-Deoxycoformycin; Pentostatina; Pentostatine; Pentostatinum; CO-Vidarabine; Vidarbine
Molecular Formula: C11H16N4O4   Molecular Weight: 268.26914   InChIKey: FPVKHBSQESCIEP-JQCXWYLXSA-N
A potent inhibitor of ADENOSINE DEAMINASE. The drug induces APOPTOSIS of LYMPHOCYTES, and is used in the treatment of many lymphoproliferative malignancies, particularly HAIRY CELL LEUKEMIA. It is also synergistic with some other antineoplastic agents and has immunosuppressive activity.   From: MeSH
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