Active Ingredient(s): Plicamycin
FDA Approved: * May 5, 1970
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Antibiotics

Plicamycin (INN, also known as mithramycin; trade name Mithracin) is an antineoplastic antibiotic produced by Streptomyces plicatus. It is an RNA synthesis inhibitor.[1] The manufacturer discontinued production in 2000. Several different structures are currently reported in different places all with the same chromomycin core, but with different stereochemistry in the glycoside chain, a 1999 study has re-investigated the compound and proposed a revised structure.[2&... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.