strep·​to·​ni·​grin -ˈnī-grən How to pronounce streptonigrin (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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