ormaplatin

Definition / meaning of ormaplatin

A platinum(IV) analogue with antineoplastic activity. Ormaplatin alkylates DNA, forming both inter- and intra-strand platinum-DNA crosslinks, which result in inhibition of DNA replication and transcription and cell-cycle nonspecific cytotoxicity.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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