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doxorubicin


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A cytotoxic anthracycline antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces peucetius, structurally very similar to daunomycin and used in clinical oncology. It blocks topoisomerase and reverse transcriptase by intercalating into the DNA. TNs Adria, Doxil.

Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.


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