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Chromomycins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chromomycins
Tree Number(s)
D09.408.210
Unique ID
D002865
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002865
Annotation
antineoplastic antibiotics
Scope Note
A complex of several closely related glycosidic antibiotics from Streptomyces griseus. The major component, CHROMOMYCIN A3, is used as a fluorescent stain of DNA where it attaches and inhibits RNA synthesis. It is also used as an antineoplastic agent, especially for solid tumors.
Entry Term(s)
Chromomycin
Pharm Action
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic (1967-1971)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(72)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Chromomycins Preferred
Chromomycin Narrower
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