Streptozocin, Streptozotocin, ZanosarD-Glucopyranose, 2-deoxy-2-(((methylnitrosoamino)carbonyl)amino)-D-Glucose, 2-deoxy-2-(((methylnitrosoamino)carbonyl)amino)-
Streptozotocin is a natural glucosamine nitrosourea antibiotic.
Water soluble 5 g/L at 25oC
glucosamine nitrosourea antibiotic
Streptozocin is used to induce Type 1 diabetes for medical research.Streptozotocin is used in medicine since 1982 as a drug against certain cancers of the Langerhans Islets. It is cytotoxic to neuroendocrine tumor cell lines that express the GLUT2 glucose transporter.