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Ifosfamide

Introduction: Ifosfamide

Description of Ifosfamide

Ifosfamide: An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called alkylating agents.
Source: National Institute of Health

Ifosfamide: A synthetic analogue of the nitrogen mustard cyclophosphamide with antineoplastic activity. Ifosfamide alkylates and forms DNA crosslinks, thereby preventing DNA strand separation and DNA replication. This agent is a prodrug that must be activated through hydroxylation by hepatic microsomal enzymes. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Ifosfamide: 2-oxo-N,3-bis-(2-chloroethyl) tetrahydro-2H-1,3,2-oxazaphosphorin- 2-amine; cyclophosphamide analog with two alkylating groups, used as a DNA strand crosslinker and antineoplastic.
Source: CRISP

Ifosfamide: Positional isomer of CYCLOPHOSPHAMIDE which is active as an alkylating agent and an immunosuppressive agent.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Terms Similar to Ifosfamide:

  • Isofosfamide
  • Isophosphamide

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Ifosfamide

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Ifosfamide

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