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Bleomycin is a glycopeptide antibiotic produced by the bacterium Streptomyces verticillus.

This drug inhibits incorporation of thymidine into DNA strands and has been effective as a chemotherapy adjunct in lymphoma and ameloblastoma.

Recommended dose is weekly injections at 10 - 20 U/m2[1].


  1. Kelly JM et al (2010) Acanthomatous ameloblastoma in dogs treated with intralesional bleomycin. Vet Comp Oncol 8(2):81-86