Effect of lucanthone hydrochloride on the radiation response of intestine and bone marrow of the Chinese hamster.


A sublethal dose of 100 mg lucanthone hydrochioride/kg (Miracil D, Nilodin; NSC-14574) administered ip into Chinese hamsters [median lethal dose for 30-day survival (LD50/30) of 315 mg/kg] reduced the radiation tolerance of the small intestine and had little or no effect on the radiation tolerance of the bone marrow. Lucanthone hydrochloride was… (More)


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