What is DTIC?

DTIC is an anticancer drug also known as dacarbazine. Like many other anticancer drugs, its mode of action is not known, but it may act via one of the following three hypotheses:

1. Inhibiting DNA synthesis by acting as a purine analog.
2. Acting as an alkylating agent.
3. Interacting with SH group.

It is effective in 50% of carcinoid cases.

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