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Peplomycin

peplomycin
(Science: chemical) (s)-n(1)-(3-((1-phenylethyl)amino)propyl)bleomycinamide. An antineoplastic agent derived from bleomycin and claimed to produce a lower incidence of pulmonary toxicity. The sulfate has been used in the treatment of malignant neoplasms of the prostate and lung. (martindale, the extra pharmacopoeia, 29th ed, p646)
Pharmacological action: antibiotics, antineoplastic, antibiotics, glycopeptide.
Chemical name: Bleomycinamide, N1-(3-((1-phenylethyl)amino)propyl)-, (S)-


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