antimetabolite

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n antimetabolite an antineoplastic drug that inhibits the utilization of a metabolite
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Usage

In literature:

A number of investigators have studied the effects of antimetabolites and drugs on the learning process.
"Significant Achievements in Space Bioscience 1958-1964" by National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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In news:

Antimetabolites are structural analogs of the naturally occurring metabolites involved in DNA and RNA synthesis.
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