maytansine

noun
may·​tan·​sine | \ ˈmā-ˌtan-ˌsēn How to pronounce maytansine (audio) \

Medical Definition of maytansine

: an antineoplastic agent C34H46ClN3O10 isolated from several members of a genus (Maytenus of the family Celastraceae) of tropical American shrubs and trees

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“Maytansine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/maytansine. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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