Agent Name

Daunomycin

CAS Number

20830-81-3

Formula

C27-H29-N-O10

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

(+)-Daunomycin; (8S-cis)-8-Acetyl-10-((3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-alpha-L-lyxo-hexopyrannosyl)oxy)-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,8,11-trihydroxy-1-methoxy-5,12-napthacenedione; Acetyladriamycin; Cerubidin; Daunamycin; Daunarubicinum; DaunoXome; Daunomycin; Daunorrubicina; Daunorubicin; Daunorubicine; Daunorubicinum [INN-Latin]; FI6339; Leukaemomycin C; Rubidomycin; Rubomycin C; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Description

Thin, red needles; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

An anti-mitotic agent used in cancer chemotherapy; [HSDB]

Comments

Daunomycin is a bone marrow suppressant. About 2% of treated patients develop cardiotoxicity. [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.46E-22 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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