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dox·o·ru·bi·cin

(dŏk′sə-ro͞o′bĭ-sĭn)
n.
An antibiotic, C27H29NO11, obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces peuceticus and used as an anticancer drug.

[Alteration of (hy)d(r)oxy + rubi(domy)cin, antibiotic from which it is derived (Latin rubidus, red, from its red crystals; see rubidium + -mycin).]
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doxorubicin

(ˌdɒksəˈruːbəsɪn)
n
an antineoplastic antibiotic used in the treatment of cancer
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Noun1.doxorubicin - an antibiotic used as an anticancer drug
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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doxorubicin

n doxorubicina
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ATI-0918 is being developed as a generic version of Janssen's Caelyx pegylated liposomal doxorubicin.
Fezoulidis et al., "High intratumoural accumulation of stealth liposomal doxorubicin (Caelyx) in glioblastomas and in metastatic brain tumours," British Journal of Cancer, vol.
MMP-targeting of Caelyx doxorubicin-loaded liposomes by insertion of a DSPE-PEG3400-CTT2 conjugate, the CTT2 peptide binding to MMP 2 and 9, led to increased doxorubicin accumulation in tumors and extended the survival of ovarian carcinoma xenograft-bearing mice over unmodified Caelyx liposomes [40].
The EMA also recommended that the use of Johnson & Johnson's Doxil, which is known as Caelyx in Europe, is restricted only to patients that have already started taking it.
She received further chemotherapeutic treatment with Caelyx (liposomal, encapsulated doxyrubicin) and did not achieve any results.
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