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Descriptor in English: Olivomycins
Descriptor in Spanish: Olivomicinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Olivomicina
Descriptor in French: Olivomycine
Entry term(s): Olivomycin
Tree number(s): D09.408.661
Scope note: A mixture of several closely related glycosidic antibiotics obtained from Actinomyces (or Streptomyces) olivoreticuli. They are used as fluorescent dyes that bind to DNA and prevent both RNA and protein synthesis and are also used as antineoplastic agents.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Online Note: use OLIVOMYCINS to search OLIVOMYCIN 1965-80 (as Prov 1966-71)
History Note: 81; was OLIVOMYCIN 1965-80 (Prov 1965-71)
DeCS UI: 23410
Descriptor UI: D009848
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Olivomycins - Preferred
Concept UI M0015286
Scope note A mixture of several closely related glycosidic antibiotics obtained from Actinomyces (or Streptomyces) olivoreticuli. They are used as fluorescent dyes that bind to DNA and prevent both RNA and protein synthesis and are also used as antineoplastic agents.
Preferred term Olivomycins
Entry term(s) Olivomycin



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