Mode of Action and Resistance to 5-Fluorocytosine

  • Jan Schőnebeck
Part of the Chemotherapy book series (CT, volume 6)


5-Fluorocytosine (5-FC) (Fig.1) was synthesized in 1957 with the expectation that, like 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU) (Fig.l), it could be used as a cytotoxic agent in malignant diseases. It proved complete to lack cytotoxic properties.


Candida Albicans Resistant Strain Candida Species Cryptococcus Neoformans Hyperemesis Gravidarum 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Schőnebeck
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryCentral HospitalNorrkőpingSweden

Personalised recommendations