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Mithramycin

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Description of Mithramycin

Mithramycin: an antineoplastic drug (trade name Mithracin) used to treat cancer of the testes.
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Mithramycin: A tricyclic pentaglycosidic antibiotic from Streptomyces strains that inhibits RNA and protein synthesis by adhering to DNA. It is used as a fluorescent dye and as an antineoplastic agent, especially in bone and testicular tumors. Plicamycin is also used to reduce hypercalcemia, especially that due to malignancies.
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Mithramycin: tricyclic pentaglycosidic antibiotic from Streptomyces strains that inhibits RNA and protein synthesis by adhering to DNA; used as a fluorescent dye and as an antineoplastic agent, especially in bone and testicular tumors; also used to reduce hypercalcemia, especially that due to malignancies.
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  • Mithracin

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The term Mithramycin can be used for:

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