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Calicheamicins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Calicheamicins
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.244.250
D02.455.326.397.680.500.500.250
D09.408.051.247
Unique ID
D000080084
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080084
Scope Note
Enediyne aminoglycosides derived from the bacterium MICROMONOSPORA ECHINOSPORA that are used as antineoplastic antibiotics. They bind to DNA in both healthy and tumor cells, resulting in strand scission and cell death.
Entry Term(s)
Calicheamicin
Pharm Action
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Aminoglycosides (1989-2019)
Enediynes (2007-2019)
Public MeSH Note
2020
History Note
2020
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/08
Revision Date
2019/02/25
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