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5-Methoxypsoralen MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
5-Methoxypsoralen
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.663.283.446.794.688
D03.633.100.150.446.794.688
D03.633.300.770.688
Unique ID
D000078223
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000078223
Scope Note
A linear furanocoumarin that has phototoxic and anti-inflammatory properties, with effects similar to METHOXSALEN. It is used in PUVA THERAPY for the treatment of PSORIASIS.
Entry Term(s)
5-Methoxy Psoralen
Bergapten
Pentaderm
Pharm Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Photosensitizing Agents
Registry Number
4FVK84C92X
Related Numbers
484-20-8
Public MeSH Note
2019; 5-METHOXYPSORALEN was indexed under METHOXSALEN/analogs & derivatives 1992-2018; and under METHOXSALEN 1980-1991
History Note
2019 (1980)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2018/05/21
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