bleomycin

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ble·o·my·cin

 (blē′ə-mī′sĭn)
n.
Any of a class of antibiotics isolated from the bacterium Streptomyces verticillus, used usually in sulfate form in combination with other drugs to treat certain kinds of cancer.

[Alteration of phleomycin, a related antibiotic : phleo-, of unknown meaning + -mycin.]
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bleomycin

(ˌbliːəʊˈmaɪsɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a glycopeptide antibiotic drug used in the treatment of cancer and Hodgkin's Disease
[C20: from bleo- unknown + -mycin]
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Translations
bléomycine

bleomycin

n bleomicina
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Nonlethal doses of bleomycin sulfate typically induce an early inflammatory response in the lung that peaks around the first week after challenge, which is followed by a fibrotic phase that peaks around day 21 [43].
For induction of pulmonary fibrosis, the rats received a single dose of 6.5 U/kg body weight bleomycin sulfate dissolved in 0.5 mL of 0.9% NaCl solution on day 0 of the experiment [23].
Bleomycin sulfate for injection is a cytotoxic glycopeptide antibiotic isolated from a strain of Streptomyces Verticillus.