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Etanidazole Properties

Etanidazole

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Description

 

Etanidazole is a nitroimidazole drug used for its radiosensitizing properties. Administration of etanidazole results in a decrease of glutathione concentration and inhibits glutathione S-transferase. The result is that tissues become more sensitive to the ionizing radiation used in cancer treatment.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 22668-01-5
Density 1.56g/cm3
IUPAC Name N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-2-(2-nitro-1H-imidazol-1-yl)acetamide
InChI 1S/C7H10N4O4/c12-4-2-8-6(13)5-10-3-1-9-7(10)11(14)15/h1,3,12H,2,4-5H2,(H,8,13)
Molar Mass 214.18 g/mol
Molecular Formula C7H10N4O4
RTECS Number NI3355000
Synonyms Imidazole-1-acetamide,N-(2-hydroxyethyl)-2-nitro-;Etanidazole;NSC 301-467;Radinyl;SR 2508
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