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(Science: chemical) 3-acetyl-1,2,3,4,6,11-hexahydro-3,5,12-trihydroxy- 6,11-dioxo-1-naphthacenyl-3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy- alpha-l-lyxo-hexapyranoside. An orally administered anthracycline antibiotic. The compound has shown activity against breast cancer, lymphomas and leukaemias, together with potential for reduced cardiac toxicity.

Pharmacological action: antibiotics, anthracycline.

chemical name: 5,12-Naphthacenedione, 9-acetyl-7-((3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-alpha-L-lyxo-hexopyranosyl)oxy)-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,9,11-trihydroxy-, (7S-cis)-

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Re: Blood type changing spontaneously with a transplant?

... one day and the next day get labs telling them they have leukemia. Mine is like that. I've had 2 rounds of Ara-C, the first round also included idarubicin. These were to suppress the bone marrow and kill the leukemia. Both bone marrow biopsies were negative afterward but it will come back without ...

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by TLS
Mon Jul 26, 2010 2:24 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blood type changing spontaneously with a transplant?
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