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Bromouracil (5 Bromouracil)

5-Bromo-2,4(1H,3H)-pyrimidinedione. Brominated derivative of uracil that acts as an antimetabolite, substituting for thymine in DNA. It is used mainly as an experimental mutagen, but its deoxyriboside (BROMODEOXYURIDINE) is used to treat neoplasms.
Also Known As:
5 Bromouracil; 5-Bromouracil; Bromuracil; 2,4(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinedione, 5-bromo-
Networked: 13 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 2 trials/studies)

Bio-Agent Context: Research Results

Experts

1. Heinecke, Jay W: 1 article (06/2003)
2. Henderson, Jeffrey P: 1 article (06/2003)
3. Takeshita, Junko: 1 article (06/2003)
4. Byun, Jaeman: 1 article (06/2003)

Related Diseases

1. Schistosomiasis (Bilharziasis)
2. Melanoma (Melanoma, Malignant)
3. Starvation
4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
5. Photosensitivity Disorders (Photodermatitis)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
2. Thymine
3. Bromodeoxyuridine (BrdU)
4. iodouracil
5. pyrimidine
6. Thymidine
7. Pyrimidine Nucleosides
8. Mutagens
9. Bisbenzimidazole (Hoechst 33258)
10. Chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin)