CHEBI:22907 - bleomycin

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ChEBI Name bleomycin
Definition A glycopeptide produced by the bacterium Streptomyces verticillus. The term, 'bleomycin' refers to a family of structurally related compounds. When used as an anti-cancer agent, the chemotherapeutical forms are primarily bleomycin A2 and B2.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:584977
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Chemical Role(s): Bronsted base
A molecular entity capable of accepting a hydron from a donor (Bronsted acid).
(via organic amino compound )
A ligand with two or more separate binding sites that can bind to a single metallic central atom, forming a chelate.
(via chelate-forming peptide )
Biological Role(s): antimicrobial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoans.
(via peptide antibiotic )
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Outgoing bleomycin (CHEBI:22907) has role antimicrobial agent (CHEBI:33281)
bleomycin (CHEBI:22907) is a chelate-forming peptide (CHEBI:23089)
bleomycin (CHEBI:22907) is a glycopeptide (CHEBI:24396)
Incoming bleomycin hydrochloride (CHEBI:78353) has part bleomycin (CHEBI:22907)
bleomycin A2 (CHEBI:3139) is a bleomycin (CHEBI:22907)
bleomycin A5 (CHEBI:78160) is a bleomycin (CHEBI:22907)
bleomycin B2 (CHEBI:28641) is a bleomycin (CHEBI:22907)
bleomycin sulfate (CHEBI:34582) is a bleomycin (CHEBI:22907)
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Last Modified
23 April 2015
General Comment
2015-04-23 Bleomycin is a member of the class of glycopeptide antibiotics.