HyperDic: mutamycin

English > 1 sense of the word Mutamycin:
NOUNartifactMutamycin, mitomycina complex of antibiotic substances obtained from a streptomyces bacterium
English > Mutamycin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA complex of antibiotic substances obtained from a streptomyces bacterium; one form (trade name Mutamycin) shows promise as an anticancer drug.
Synonymmitomycin
Broaderantibiotic, antibiotic drugA chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service

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