6-chloropurine

6-chloropurine

[¦siks ‚klȯr·ō′pyu̇r‚ēn]
(pharmacology)
C5H3ClN4 A compound crystallizing as blunt needles from water; crystals decompose at 175-177°C; soluble in dimethylformamide and ether; used as an antineoplastic drug.
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