Class/mechanism: Antibiotic oncologic isolated from Streptomyces caespitosus; inhibits DNA synthesis and induces crosslinking. At higher concentrations, can also inhibit RNA and protein synthesis.
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History of changes in FDA indication
- 8/24/1981: Initial FDA approval
Also known as
- Generic names: mitomycin-C, MTC
- Brand names: Lyomit, Mitocin, Mitocyte, Mitosol, Mitozytrex, Mutamycin