Mutamycin


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Related to Mutamycin: mitomycin
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Noun1.Mutamycin - a complex of antibiotic substances obtained from a streptomyces bacterium; one form (trade name Mutamycin) shows promise 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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P or U Listed EPA HW Trade Name Areas Where Chemical Number Commonly Generated Cyclophoshamide U058 Cytoxan Inpatient, outpatient, Neosar and oncological pharmacies Lindane U129 Gamen Inpatient and Kwell outpatient pharmacies Scabene Methanol U154 N/A Laboratories Mitomycin-C U010 Mutamycin Oncology, ophthalmol- Mitosol ogy, and dermatology Nicotine and P075 Nicorette Gum Obstetrics and salts Thrive Gum inpatient Nicoderm CQ Patch behavioral health Nicotrol Patch Phenol U188 Physical therapy Table 3.
Mitomycin is used in the treatment of adenocarcinoma of the stomach and pancreas in combination with other approved chemotherapeutic agents, and is the generic equivalent of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Mutamycin.