• MMC
German: Mitomycin
Japanese: マイトマイシン

Pharmacology. Immunosupressive and cytostatic antibiotic produced by Streptomyces caespitosus. It is one of the alkylating agents causing cross-linking of DNA and inhibition of DNA synthesis. Mitomycin is used in cancer therapy, it is highly toxic and impairs the bone marrow.

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