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Actinomycin D

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Description of Actinomycin D

Actinomycin D (medical condition): Experimental studies on rats indicate that the use of Actinomycin...more »

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Actinomycin D -- Teratogenic Agent:
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Actinomycin D: A chromopeptide antineoplastic antibiotic isolated from the bacterium Streptomyces parvulus. Dactinomycin intercalates between adjacent guanine-cytosine base pairs, blocking the transcription of DNA by RNA polymerase; it also causes single-strand DNA breaks, possibly via a free-radical intermediate or an interaction with topoisomerase II. (NCI04)
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Actinomycin D as a Disease

Actinomycin D: Another name for Actinomycin D -- Teratogenic Agent (or close medical condition association).
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Actinomycin D: Related Diseases

Actinomycin D: Actinomycin D is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Actinomycin D (Actinomycin D -- Teratogenic Agent)

Some of the symptoms of Actinomycin D incude:

  • Craniorachischisis in rats
  • Nervous system defects in rats
  • Branchial arch malformations in rats
  • Optic nerve agenesis in rabbits
  • Encephalocele in rabbits

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