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What does 6-TG stand for?

6-TG stands for Thioguanine

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NF) Hyalurinidase (USP) Imidurea (USP/NF) Amino Acids derived from casein protein by hydrolysates Lactose (USP/NF, IID) Melphalan (USP) Povidone (USP/NF) Povidone-lodine (USP) Protein hydrolysate powder for injection (USP) Taurine (USP) Thioguanine (USP) Urea (USP) Wheat bran (USP) Zein (USP/NF) It is important for companies in the supply chain to determine if they are using an at-risk material.
The oncologists at Ochsner, after warning the patient and his family that this malignancy represented the most aggressive form of leukemia, recommended that he immediately begin treatment with the chemotherapy drugs thioguanine and cytosine arabinoside.
Key words ALL--Indian population--polymorphism--SNaPshot--TPMT ********** Thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) is a cytosolic enzyme that catalyzes the S-methylation of aromatic and heterocyclic sulfhydryl compounds, including mercaptopurine (MP), thioguanine (TG), and azathioprine (AZA) (1).