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Plicamycin



Plicamycin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
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Identifiers
CAS number 18378-89-7
ATC code L01DC02
PubChem 29051
Chemical data
Formula C52H76O24 
Mol. mass 1085.15 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
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Metabolism  ?
Half life  ?
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.

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Legal status
Routes Intravenous

Plicamycin (INN, also known as mithramycin; trade name Mithracin) is an antineoplastic antibiotic produced by Streptomyces plicatus. It has been used in the treatment of testicular cancer and, rarely, the management of hypercalcemia.

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