streptonigrin


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strep·to·ni·grin

 (strĕp′tə-nī′grĭn)
n.
A highly toxic antibiotic, C25H22N4O8, produced by an actinomycete (Streptomyces flocculus) and active against various types of tumors.

[strepto- + Latin niger, nigr-, black; see nekw-t- in Indo-European roots + -in.]
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4] - aminocytidine (N4AC), 4-nitroquinoline-N-oxide (4NQO) and streptonigrin (STN) were obtained from Sigma Chemical Co.
4]-aminocytidine (N4AC), 4-nitroquinoline-N-oxide (4NQO), and streptonigrin (STN) were obtained from Sigma Chemical Co.