Agent Name

Mitomycin B

CAS Number

4055-40-7

Formula

C16-H19-N3-O6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Azirino(2',3':3,4)pyrrolo(1,2-a)indole-4,7-dione, 1,1a,2,8,8a,8b-hexahydro-8a-hydroxy-8-(hydroxymethyl)-6-methoxy-1,5-dimethyl-, 8-carbamate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Bacterial Toxins

Description

Violet solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Mitomycins are antitumor antibiotics made by Streptomyces caespitosus (griseovinaceseus); Mitomycin C is used as an antineoplastic drug; [Merck Index] Mitomycins: Used as DNA alkylating/cross-linking agents; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Mitomycin C"; [HSDB] See "Mitomycin C."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.15E-12 mm Hg

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