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1-(2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro-β-D-arabinofuranosyl) uracil

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1-(2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro-β-D-arabinofuranosyl) uracil -

1-(2'-deoxy-2'-fluoro-β-D-arabinofuranosyl) uracil - pronunciation


(1-(2'-dee-OK-see-2'-FLOOR-oh-BAY-tuh-D-uh-RA-bih-noh-fyoor-A-noh-sil) YOOR-uh-sil) A substance being studied for the treatment of advanced solid tumors and lymphoma. It blocks the growth of cells and can cause cancer cells to die. It is a type of uracil analogue. Also called FAU.

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