Which one of the following anti-cancerous drug is a Peptide? (LQ)
a. This is a mixture of closely related glycopeptide antibiotics having potent antitumor activity.
b. It chelates copper or iron, produces superoxide ions and intercalates between DNA strands– causes chain scission and inhibits repair.
c. It is highly effective in testicular tumor and squamous cell carcinoma of skin, oral cavity, head and neck, genitourinary tract and esophagus; also useful in Hodkgin’s lymphoma.
d. Mucocutaneous toxicity and pulmonary fibrosis, but little myelosuppression are the special features.