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(Science: chemical) N-(4-(5-nitro-2-furyl)-2-thiazolyl)formamide. A potent nitrofuran derivative tumour initiator. It causes bladder tumours in all animals studied and is mutagenic to many bacteria.

Pharmacological action: carcinogens, mutagens.

chemical name: Formamide, N-(4-(5-nitro-2-furanyl)-2-thiazolyl)-