streptozotocin


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strep·to·zot·o·cin

 (strĕp′tə-zŏt′ə-sĭn)
n.
An antibiotic, C8H15N3O7, produced by an actinomycete (Streptomyces achromogenes), used primarily to treat pancreatic tumors affecting the Islets of Langerhans. Also called streptozocin.

[streptozōticus, epithet of the subspecies from which the antibiotic was isolated (strepto- + Greek zōtikos, maintaining life, pertaining to life; see gwei- in Indo-European roots) + -(my)cin.]
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