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What is Decitabine?Decitabine

Decitabine (trade name Dacogen), or 5-aza-2′-deoxycytidine, is a cytidine analog. Decitabine is indicated for treatment of patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS). It is a chemical analogue of cytidine, a nucleoside present in DNA. Cells in the presence of Decitabine incorporate it into DNA during replication. The incorporation of Decitabine into DNA inhibits methyltransferase thereby causing demethylation in that sequence. This adversely affects the way that cell regulatory proteins are able to bind to the DNA substrate.

What is the mechanism of action?

It is a hypomethylating agent. It hypomethylates DNA by inhibiting DNA methyltransferase.
It functions in a similar manner to Azacitidine, although Decitabine can only be incorporated into DNA strands while Azacitidine can be incorporated into both DNA and RNA chains.

Clinical uses

Decitabine is indicated for the treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) including previously treated and untreated, de novo and secondary MDS of all French-American-British subtypes (refractory anemia, refractory anemia with ringed sideroblasts, refractory anemia with excess blasts, refractory anemia with excess blasts in transformation, and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia) and Intermediate-1, Intermediate-2, and High-Risk International Prognostic Scoring System groups. In patients with renal insufficiency, Batty and colleagues reported the first case series on the feasibility of therapy with hypomethylating agents in patients with renal insufficiency.


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