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Cisplatin Properties

Cisplatin

Cisplatin Structure-Molecule Struture
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Description

 

Cisplatin is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat various types of cancers, including sarcomas, some carcinomas (e.g. small cell lung cancer, and ovarian cancer), lymphomas, and germ cell tumors. It was the first member of a class of platinum-containing anti-cancer drugs, which now also includes carboplatin and oxaliplatin.

Chemical Properties

Brand Name Platin;Platinol-AQ
CAS Number 15663-27-1
ChEBI 27899
Density 3.7 g/cm3
EINECS Number 239-733-8
IUPAC Name Diammine(Dichloro)Platinum
InChI 1S/2ClH.2H3N.Pt/h2*1H;2*1H3;/q;;;;+2/p-2
InChIKey LXZZYRPGZAFOLE-UHFFFAOYSA-L
Melting Point 340 °C
Molar Mass 300.04 g/mol
Molecular Formula H6Cl2N2Pt
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