streptonigrin

noun
strep·​to·​ni·​grin | \ -ˈnī-grən How to pronounce streptonigrin (audio) \

Medical Definition of streptonigrin

: a toxic antibiotic C25H22N4O8 from an actinomycete of the genus Streptomyces (S. flocculus) that interferes with DNA metabolism and is used as an antineoplastic agent

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“Streptonigrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/streptonigrin. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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