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A microtubule-stabilizing drug (a polyhydroxylated alkatetraene lactone) that promotes the formation of microtubule bundles. Probably binds to the same site as paclitaxel and used similarly in chemotherapy. Isolated from the marine sponge Discodermia dissoluta.

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