from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun 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 Dhas been used in human medicine to treat certain tumors.
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