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Descriptor English:   Cytotoxins 
Descriptor Spanish:   Citotoxinas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Citotoxinas 
Synonyms English:   Cytolysins
Cytotoxic Agents  
Tree Number:   D27.888.569.213
Definition English:   Substances that are toxic to cells; they may be involved in immunity or may be contained in venoms. These are distinguished from CYTOSTATIC AGENTS in degree of effect. Some of them are used as CYTOTOXIC ANTIBIOTICS. The mechanism of action of many of these are as ALKYLATING AGENTS or MITOSIS MODULATORS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS; coordinate with source of cytotoxin
See Related English:   Antineoplastic Agents
Cytostatic Agents
History Note English:   78 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification DF deficiency
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   3622 
Unique Identifier:   D003603 

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