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Introduction: Razoxane

Description of Razoxane

Razoxane: A bis-dioxopiperazine and a derivative of the chelating agent EDTA with antineoplastic activity. Razoxane inhibits the enzyme topoisomerase II without inducing DNA strand breaks, thereby inhibiting DNA synthesis and inducing cytotoxicity. Although its mechanism is unknown, this agent exhibits anti-angiogenic activity. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Razoxane: An antimitotic agent with immunosuppressive properties. Dexrazoxane, the (+)-enantiomorph of razoxane, provides cardioprotection against anthracycline toxicity. It appears to inhibit formation of a toxic iron-anthracycline complex.
Source: MeSH 2007

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