OBO ID: CHEBI:6701
Term Name: maytansine Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (4beta,5beta,11E,13E)-maytansine
  • maitansina
  • maitansine
  • maitansinum
  • Maytansine
  • NSC 153858
  • NSC-153858
Definition: An organic heterotetracyclic compound and 19-membered macrocyclic lactam antibiotic originally isolated from the Ethiopian shrub Maytenus serrata but also found in other Maytenus species. It exhibits cytotoxicity against many tumour cell lines.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available