Definición de cytosine arabinoside en inglés

cytosine arabinoside

nombre

Biochemistry
  • A nucleoside composed of cytosine and arabinose, C₉ H₁₃ N₃ O₅, which is an inhibitor of DNA synthesis and is used as an antineoplastic drug, especially in the treatment of leukaemias.

Origen

1960s; earliest use found in Federation Proceedings.