Melphalan also known as L-phenylalanine mustard is an alkylating agent. It belongs to the class of nitrogen mustards, which act as chemotherapeutic agents.
Melphalan has been used as a drug along with HDAC-inhibitor JNJ-26481585 to treat multiple myeloma (MM) in cell lines and as a chemotherapeutic agent for breast cancer cell line.
100, 250 mg in glass bottle
1 g in glass bottle
In rat, melphalan in isolated lung perfusion (ILP) functions as a potent therapeutics for sarcomatous pulmonary metastases. It forms DNA intrastrand crosslinks by bifunctional alkylation in 5′-GGC sequences. Melphalan acts as a bone-marrow depressant and is implicated in the treatment of multiple myeloma and ovarian cancer.
Melphalan is an antineoplastic agent.