triethylenemelamine

triethylenemelamine

[trī¦eth·ə‚lēn′mel·ə‚mēn]
(organic chemistry)
NC[N(CH2)2]NC[N(CH2)2]NC[N(CH2)2] White crystals, soluble in water, alcohol, acetone, chloroform, and methanol; polymerizes at 160°C; used in medicine and insecticides and as a chemosterilant. Abbreviated TEM. Also known as tretamine.
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Among the remaining compounds, 1-phenyl-2-thiourea has the lung as target organ and needs bio-activation, and triethylenemelamine affects the immune system.
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We found that known aneugenic agents (bortezomib, dactinomycin, methotrexate, nocodazole, triethylenemelamine, topotecan, vinblastine sulfate, and vincristine) were statistically significant inducers of [GFP.sup.+] embryos when compared with DMSO at both 24-hr and 65-hr time points.
(b) The chemotherapies given to these patients are grouped into the following categories: auto SCT = autologous stem cell transplantation; chemo = chemotherapy, no details mentioned; CLL-alt = fludarabine and/ or rituximab and/or bendamustine [+ or -] steroids; CLL-std = chlorambucil or cyclophosphamide [+ or -] steroids; other chemo = vincristine, adriamycin, daunorubicin, triethylenemelamine (singly or in various combinations); PCM-alt = thalidomide and/or lenalidomide and/or bortizomib (Velcade, Millenium Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, Massachusetts) and/or epirubicin and/or 2-chlorodeoxyadenosine, [+ or -] steroids; PCM-std = melphalan [+ or -] steroids.