Medical Definition of Chromomycins

1. A complex of several closely related glycosidic antibiotics from streptomyces griseus. The major component, chromomycin a3, is used as a fluorescent stain of DNA where it attaches and inhibits RNA synthesis. It is also used as an antineoplastic agent, especially for solid tumours. Pharmacological action: antibiotics, antineoplastic, nucleic acid synthesis inhibitors. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chromomycins

chromolithograph
chromolithographer
chromolithographers
chromolithographic
chromolithographs
chromolithography
chromolysis
chromomagnetic
chromomere
chromomeres
chromomeric
chromometer
chromometry
chromomycin
chromomycin a3
chromomycins (current term)
chromomycosis
chromonar
chromonar hydrochloride
chromone
chromonema
chromonemata
chromonematic
chromones
chromonic
chromonychia
chromonychias
chromopectic
chromopermittivity
chromopexis

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