The mitomycins are a family of aziridine-containing natural products isolated from Streptomyces caespitosus or Streptomyces lavendulae. One of these compounds, mitomycin C, finds use as a chemotherapeutic agent by virtue of its antitumour antibiotic activity. It is given intravenously to treat uppe...
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[n] - a complex of antibiotic substances obtained from a Streptomyces bacterium
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An anti-cancer drug (chemotherapy).
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Antibiotic produced by Streptomyces caespitosus, variants of which are designated mitomycin A, mitomycin B, etc.; mitomycin C is an antineoplastic agent and a bacteriocide; inhibits DNA synthesis. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Mutamycin noun a complex of antibiotic substances obtained from a streptomyces bacterium; one form (trade name Mutamycin) shows promise as an anticancer drug
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(mi″to-mi´sin) any of a group of antitumor antibiotics (such as mitomycin A, B, C) produced by Streptomyces caespitosus. mitomycin C, which inhibits DNA and RNA synthesis by causing cross-linking of DNA. It is effective against cancers of the breast, lung, cervix, bladder, and gastrointestina...
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(from the article `drug`) Antineoplastic antibiotics (doxorubicin, daunorubicin, bleomycin, mitomycin, and dactinomycin) are derived from Streptomyces species. While they may ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: mī′tō-mī′sin Definitions: 1. Antibiotic produced by Streptomyces caespitosus, variants of which are designated mitomycin A, mitomycin B, etc.; mitomycin C is an antineoplastic agent and a bacteriocide; inhibits DNA synthesis.
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An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called antitumor antibiotics.
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1) Antibiotic 2) Antibiotic drug 3) Mutamycin
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