The drug is an immunosuppressive agent. Sirolimus is a macrocyclic lactone produced by Streptomyces hygroscopicus. It is also commonly known as Rapamycin or Rapamune. It is used to prevent organ rejection (kidney transplants) but is also being used in clinical trials in combinations for the treatment of various cancers.

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