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Azauridine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Azauridine
Tree Number(s)
D02.145.451
D03.383.742.680.852.176
D13.570.685.852.176
D13.570.800.892.176
Unique ID
D001380
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001380
Scope Note
A triazine nucleoside used as an antineoplastic antimetabolite. It interferes with pyrimidine biosynthesis thereby preventing formation of cellular nucleic acids. As the triacetate, it is also effective as an antipsoriatic.
Entry Term(s)
2-beta-D-Ribofuranosyl-1,2,4-triazine-3,5(2H,4H)-dione
6-Azauridine
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Dermatologic Agents
Registry Number
7BVB29RCPR
Related Numbers
39455-15-7
54-25-1
CAS Type 1 Name
1,2,4-Triazine-3,5(2H,4H)-dione, 2-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-
Previous Indexing
Antimetabolites (1966-1971)
Uridine (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(72)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/27
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