- An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called antitumor antibiotics.
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Mitomycin — Preferred IUPAC name [6 Amino 8a methoxy 5 methyl 4,7 dioxo 1,1a,2,4,7,8,8a,8b octahydroazireno[2 ,3 :3,4]pyrrolo[1,2 a]indol 8 yl]me … Wikipedia
Mitomycin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Mitomycin Andere Namen … Deutsch Wikipedia
mitomycin — Antibiotic produced by Streptomyces caespitosus, variants of which are designated m. A, m. B, etc.; m. C is an antineoplastic agent and a bacteriocide; inhibits DNA synthesis. * * * mi·to·my·cin .mīt ə mīs ən n 1) a complex of antibiotic… … Medical dictionary
mitomycin C — Aziridine antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces caespitosus. Inhibits DNA synthesis by cross linking the strands and is used as an anti neoplastic agent. Most active in late G1 and early S phase. Mitomycin treated cells are sometimes used as… … Dictionary of molecular biology
mitomycin — an anthracycline antibiotic that inhibits the growth of cancer cells. Administered by injection or bladder instillation, it causes severe marrow suppression but is of use in the treatment of stomach, breast, and bladder cancers. Trade names:… … The new mediacal dictionary
mitomycin — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary mito (probably from New Latin mitosis) + mycin Date: 1956 a complex of antibiotic substances that is produced by a Japanese streptomyces (Streptomyces caespitosus); especially one form… … New Collegiate Dictionary
mitomycin — mi·to·my·cin (mī tə mīʹsĭn) n. Any of a group of antibiotics produced by the soil actinomycete Streptomyces caespitosus that inhibit DNA synthesis and are used against bacteria and cancerous tumor cells. [Probably mitosis + mycin.] * * * … Universalium
mitomycin — noun Any of a family of aziridine containing natural products isolated from the filamentous bacterium Streptomyces lavendulae, one of which is used as a chemotherapeutic agent … Wiktionary
Mitomycin — Mi|to|my|cin [... tsi:n] u. Mi|to|my|zin das; s, e Kurzw. aus ↑Mitoseu. ↑Streptomycin> (vor allem in der Krebstherapie angewendetes) ↑zytostatischwirksames ↑Antibiotikum … Das große Fremdwörterbuch
mitomycin — mi·to·my·cin … English syllables