[sī′tō-kăl′ə-sĭn, -zĭn, -kə-lā′-]
Any of a group of substances derived from molds that interfere with the division of cytoplasm, inhibit cell movement, and cause extrusion of the nucleus.
- cytidylic acid,
- cytochrome oxidase,
- cytochrome reductase,
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