1-(2′-deoxy-2′-fluoro-ß-D-arabinofuranosyl) uracil

Definition / meaning of 1-(2′-deoxy-2′-fluoro-ß-D-arabinofuranosyl) uracil

A substance being studied in the treatment of advanced solid tumors and lymphomas. It blocks the growth of cells and may cause cancer cells to die. It is a type of uracil analog. Also called FAU.

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National Cancer Institute - Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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