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- n. Any of a class of enediyne antibiotics derived from the bacterium Micromonospora echinospora, extremely toxic to all living cells and used in targeted therapy against cancer.
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According to the study, calicheamicin, a secondary metabolite of Micromonospora echinospora, is what gave the river its toxic reputation.
The researchers believe this mythic poison must be calicheamicin.
The biosynthesis of the enediyne moiety of the antitumor natural product calicheamicin involves an iterative polyketide synthase
Cells were exposed either to the radiomimetic drug calicheamicin γ1 (CLγ1) or to ionizing radiation (IR) to create DSBs.
Alexander the Great © Clipart. com Scientists think it may have been caused by calicheamicin, a compound formed from poisonous bacteria from a stream (Mavroneri or
Mylotarg®), a drug that is used to treat acute myelogenous leukemia (AML), consists of an antibody connected to calicheamicin, a highly toxic antibiotic.