\ˈe͡ɪfɪdˌɪkəlˌɪn], \ˈeɪfɪdˌɪkəlˌɪn], \ˈeɪ_f_ɪ_d_ˌɪ_k_ə_l_ˌɪ_n]\
Definitions of APHIDICOLIN
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An antiviral antibiotic produced by Cephalosporium aphidicola and other fungi. It inhibits the growth of eukaryotic cells and certain animal viruses by selectively inhibiting the cellular replication of DNA polymerase II or the viral-induced DNA polymerases. The drug may be useful for controlling excessive cell proliferation in patients with cancer, psoriasis or other dermatitis with little or no adverse effect upon non-multiplying cells.
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