may·​tan·​sine ˈmā-ˌtan-ˌsēn How to pronounce maytansine (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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