decitabine

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Chemical structures of deoxycytidine, a building block of DNA, gemcitabine and decitabine, anti-metabolite drugs that are used to treat cancer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈsaɪtəbiːn/

Noun[edit]

decitabine ‎(uncountable)

  1. 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine, a cytosine analogue that hypomethylates DNA by inhibiting DNA methyltransferase.

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