triethylenemelamine


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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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Treatment of retinoblastoma by radiation and triethylenemelamine.