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Introduction: Doxorubicin

Description of Doxorubicin

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Doxorubicin -- Teratogenic Agent:
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Doxorubicin: An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called antitumor antibiotics. It is an anthracycline. Also called Adriamycin.
Source: National Institute of Health

Doxorubicin: an antibiotic used as an anticancer drug.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Doxorubicin: An anthracycline antineoplastic antibiotic isolated from the fungus Streptococcus peucetius var. caesius. Doxorubicin intercalates into DNA and interacts with topoisomerase II, thereby inhibiting DNA replication and repair and RNA and protein synthesis. This agent also produces toxic free-radical intermediates and interacts with cell membrane lipids causing lipid peroxidation. The hydrochloride salt doxorubicin hydrochloride is the therapeutic form of doxorubicin. (NCI04)
Source: Diseases Database

Doxorubicin: antineoplastic antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces peucetius; a hydroxy derivative of daunorubicin.
Source: CRISP

Doxorubicin: Antineoplastic antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces peucetius. It is a hydroxy derivative of DAUNORUBICIN.
Source: MeSH 2007

Doxorubicin: Related Topics

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Drug name confusion

Because many drug names share similar spellings or sound almost identical when spoken, it is possible to mistake the name of a particular medication. Other drugs that are sometimes confused with Doxorubicin include:

Doxorubicin as a Disease

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

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

Symptoms of Doxorubicin (Doxorubicin -- Teratogenic Agent)

Some of the symptoms of Doxorubicin incude:

Terms associated with Doxorubicin:

Terms Similar to Doxorubicin:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Doxorubicin:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Doxorubicin

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Doxorubicin can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Doxorubicin

The following list attempts to classify Doxorubicin into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • antibiotic,antibiotic drug
  • antibacterial,antibacterial drug,bactericide
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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