Definitions for daunorubicin
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A particular anthracycline drug used in chemotherapy.
Daunorubicin or daunomycin is chemotherapeutic of the anthracycline family that is given as a treatment for some types of cancer. It is most commonly used to treat specific types of leukaemia. It was initially isolated from Streptomyces peucetius. A liposomal formulation of daunorubicin is marketed in the United States as DaunoXome.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A very toxic anthracycline aminoglycoside antineoplastic isolated from Streptomyces peucetius and others, used in treatment of LEUKEMIA and other NEOPLASMS.
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