antitumor antibiotic


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antitumor antibiotic

[‚an·tē′tüm·ər ‚an·tē‚bī′äd·ik]
(microbiology)
A substance, such as actinomycin, luteomycin, or mitomycin C, which is produced by microorganisms and is effective against some forms of cancer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The bulk of the work consists of reviews of the characteristics and uses of the different types of drugs and chemical and biological agents important to the field, including antifolates, cytidine analogues, purine antimetabolites, bleomycin, antitumor antibiotics, asparaginase, bisphosphonates, inhibitors of tumor angiogenesis, interferons, and interleukins, to cite a few.