Bleomycin sulphate | definition of bleomycin sulphate by Medical dictionary
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cytotoxic antibiotics Antibiotic drugs used to treat cancer. These drugs are, in general, unsuitable for treating bacterial infections. Examples are doxorubicin (Caelyx), daunorubicin (Cerubidin), dactinomycin (Cosmegen Lyovax), epirubicin (Pharmorubicin) and idarubicin (Zavedos).
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Cells were then treated with either BLM (Bleomycin Sulphate
Nippon Kayaku, Sanofi Aventis) at 0.1-100 mU/mL or 8-epi-[PGF.sub.2[alpha]] (BIOMOL Research Laboratories Inc., USA) in the range of concentrations [10.sup.-10]-[10.sup.-7] M previously detected in in vivo experiments .
The bleomycin sulphate
formulation used was Blenoxane (Bristol-Myers Squibb, Bedfordview, South Africa), which is a mixture of glycopeptides containing approximately 69% bleomycin [A.sub.2] and 29% bleomycin [B.sub.2].