mitomycin

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mitomycin

[¦mīd·ə¦mīs·ən]
(microbiology)
A complex of three antibiotics (mitomycin A, B, and C) produced by Streptomyces caespitosus.
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Inhibition of DNA crosslinking by mitomycin C by peroxidase-mediated oxidation of mitomycin C hydroquinone.
Generation of reactive oxygen radicals through bioactivation of mitomycin antibiotics.
The effect of superoxide dismutase, catalase and L-cysteine on spontaneous and mitomycin C induced chromosomal breakage in Fanconi's anemia and normal fibroblasts as measured by the micronucleus method.