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View in Spanish: Triclorhidrato de sedoxantrone

Sedoxantrone trihydrochloride (seh-DOX-an-trone try-HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
A substance being studied in the treatment of some types of cancer. Sedoxantrone trihydrochloride binds to DNA and stops cells, including cancer cells, from repairing damage to DNA and from making more DNA, RNA, and protein. It is a type of DNA intercalator. Also called CI-958.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.