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Streptozocin

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streptozocin

(Science: chemical) An antibiotic that is produced by stretomyces achromogenes. It is used as an antineoplastic agent and to induce diabetes in experimental animals.

Pharmacological action: antibiotics, aminoglycoside, antibiotics, antineoplastic.

Chemical name: d-Glucose, 2-deoxy-2-(((methylnitrosoamino)carbonyl)amino)-