- Formula:C55H84N17O21S3 · xH2SO4
- MW:1415.55. x98.08
- Appearance:White Crystalline / Powder
Anti-neoplastic antibiotic from streptomyces verticillus, mixture of Bleomycin A2, B2, B4. Bleomycin sulfate binds to DNA, and can inhibit DNA synthesis and causes scission of DNA. Cleaves DNA, requires binding to oxygen and a metal ion, such as copper or iron. Able to cleave RNA, but at lessand more selective degree. Also reported to induce and regulate apoptosis in a variety of cells, and inhibit tumor angiogenesis.
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