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en:camptothecin [2013/06/09 10:10] (current)
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 +====== Camptothecin ======
 +An alkaloid isolated from the stem wood of the Chinese tree, //​[[taxonomy>​16922|Camptotheca acuminata]]//​. This compound selectively inhibits the nuclear enzyme DNA topoisomerase,​ type I. Several semisynthetic analogs of camptothecin have demonstrated antitumor activity.
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 +{{pubchem>​l_template:​24360|Camptothecin <​br/>​d-Camptothecin <​br/>​(S)-Camptothecin}}