Encyclopedia of Cancer

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Amrubicin

  • Michiko Yamamoto
  • Noriyuki Masuda
  • Tomoya Fukui
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27841-9_249-2

Synonyms

Definition

The anthracyclines that have been tested clinically so far have been limited to those produced by fermentation or semi-synthetic processes. In contrast, 9-aminoanthracycline oramrubicin is a fully synthetic drug. Amrubicin differs from daunosamine in that it contains a 9-amino group and a simple sugar moiety (Fig. 1).

Keywords

Febrile Neutropenia Maximum Tolerate Dose Overall Response Rate Sensitive Group SCLC Patient 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michiko Yamamoto
    • 1
  • Noriyuki Masuda
    • 1
  • Tomoya Fukui
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Respiratory MedicineKitasato University School of MedicineSagamiharaJapan