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Ancrod MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ancrod
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.300.760.955.060
D08.811.277.656.959.350.955.060
D20.888.850.960.200.050
D23.946.833.850.960.200.050
Unique ID
D000721
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000721
Scope Note
An enzyme fraction from the venom of the Malayan pit viper, Agkistrodon rhodostoma. It catalyzes the hydrolysis of a number of amino acid esters and a limited proteolysis of fibrinogen. It is used clinically to produce controlled defibrination in patients requiring anticoagulant therapy. EC 3.4.21.-.
Entry Term(s)
Agkistrodon Serine Proteinase
Agkistrodon rhodostoma Venom Protease
Arvin
Arvin IRC-50
Arwin
Venacil
Pharm Action
Anticoagulants
Fibrinolytic Agents
Registry Number
EC 3.4.21.-
Related Numbers
9046-56-4
Previous Indexing
Peptide Hydrolases (1972-1974)
Peptide Peptidohydrolases (1966-1974)
Venoms (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
78; was ARVIN see under PEPTIDE PEPTIDOHYDROLASES 1975-77; ARVIN was see ANCROD 1978-95
Online Note
use ANCROD to search ARVIN 1975-77
History Note
78; was ARVIN see under ENDOPEPTIDASES 1975-77; ARVIN was see ANCROD 1978-95
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Ancrod Preferred
Arvin IRC-50 Narrower
Venacil Narrower
Arvin Narrower
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