An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called anti-tumor antibiotics. It is an anthracycline.
An analogue of the anthracycline antineoplastic antibiotic doxorubicin. GPX-100 intercalates DNA and interacts with topoisomerase II, thereby inhibiting DNA replication and repair and RNA and protein synthesis. GPX-100 was designed to be a non-cardiotoxic anthracycline antibiotic.
GPX-100 has been defined 3 different ways in documents like Glossary of Cancer Terms, NCI Drug Dictionary, NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms.