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(Science: chemical) 1,6-dibromo-1,6-dideoxy-d-mannitol. Brominated analog of mannitol which is an antineoplastic agent appearing to act as an alkylating agent.

Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, alkylating.

Chemical name: D-Mannitol, 1,6-dibromo-1,6-dideoxy-