Showdomycin

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showdomycin

(Science: chemical) 3-beta-d-ribofuranosylmaleimide. Antineoplastic antibiotic isolated from streptomyces showdoensis. It is possibly active also as a sulfhydryl reagent.

Pharmacological action: antibiotics, antineoplastic, sulfhydryl reagents.

Chemical name: 1H-pyrrole-2,5-dione, 3-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-