- An antibiotic of the rhodomycin group, obtained from Streptomyces peucetius; used in the treatment of acute leukemia; also used in cytogenetics to produce Q-type chromosome bands. SYN: daunomycin.
* * *dau·no·ru·bi·cin -'rü-bə-sən n an antibiotic that is a nitrogenous glycoside and is used in the form of its hydrochloride C27H29NO10·HCl esp. in the treatment of some leukemias
* * *n.an anthracycline antibiotic that interferes with DNA synthesis and is used in the treatment of acute leukaemia. It is administered by injection. Possible side-effects include loss of hair and damage to bone marrow and heart muscle.
* * *dau·no·ru·bi·cin (daw″no-rooґbĭ-sin) an anthracycline (q.v.) antibiotic produced by Streptomyces coeruleorubidus or S. peucetius and used as an antineoplastic.
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