<chemical> An antitumour antibiotic derived from streptomyces parvullus. It binds to DNA and inhibits RNA synthesis (transcription), with chain elongation more sensitive than initiation, termination, or release. As a result of impaired mRNA production, protein synthesis also declines after dac...
Found op http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?dactinomycin
(dak″tĭ-no-mi´sin) an antitumor antibiotic of the actinomycin complex (actinomycin D), produced by Streptomyces parvulus. Used to treat rhabdomyosarcoma and Wilms tumor in children, as well as Ewing sarcoma, Kaposi sarcoma, osteogenic sarcoma, soft tissue sarcomas, testicular carcinoma, ...
Found op http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(from the article `drug`) Antineoplastic antibiotics (doxorubicin, daunorubicin, bleomycin, mitomycin, and dactinomycin) are derived from Streptomyces species. While they may ...
Found op http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/d/1
Type: Term Pronunciation: dak′ti-nō-mī′sin Definitions: 1. An antineoplastic antibiotic produced by several species of Streptomyces (S. parvulus). Synonyms: actinomycin D
Found op http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=22796
Dactinomycin is a polypetipe isolated from the bacterium Streptomyces parvullus and used in the treatment of cancer as a cytotoxin.
Found op http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/ED.HTM
A medication that is commonly prescribed to treat malignant tumors, including choriocarcinoma. Intrauterine exposure to the drug has been associated with an increased risk of stillbirth and low-birth weight in the infant.
Found op http://www.pregnology.com/AZ/D/1
An anticancer drug that is a type of antitumor antibiotic.
Found op http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=D
Tip: double click on a word to show its meaning.
No exact matches found.
Typ a word and hit `Search`.
The most recent searches on Encyclo. Between brackets you will find the number of results and number of related results.
• diamide (4)
• Wang Yuan (9)
• Umar I (15)
• melting sign (1)
• presystole (3)
• lumbocostal (4)
• dendrophagy (3)
• immunolocalization (2)
• scandium (14)
• lipotropic agents (1)
• torus molding (1)
• Yitzchak Meir Alter (1)
• Ursin Durand (1)
• DFNA5 (1)
• vecuronium bromide (3)
• Jair Nunes (1)
• morendo (4)
• Lochia (17)
• dogvane (4)
• kinesiometer (3)
• arthragra (2)
• Yunca (3)
• eggh (1)
• discus fish (1)