C62H86N12O16
actinomycin D actinomycin D n. [From actinomyces, the genus of the organism in which they were first found.] The most well-known of the actinomycins ({C62H86N12O16}), a class of antibiotics which act by binding to DNA and inhibiting synthesis of RNA; they act agains gram-positive bacteria and many eukaryotic organisma. Actinomycin D has been used in human medicine to treat certain tumors.

Syn: dactinomycin, actinomycin IV, Cosmegen[trade name], actinomycin C1, actinomycin I1 [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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