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Bromodeoxyuridine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bromodeoxyuridine
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.742.680.852.300.150
D13.570.230.430.196
D13.570.685.852.300.150
Unique ID
D001973
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001973
Scope Note
A nucleoside that substitutes for thymidine in DNA and thus acts as an antimetabolite. It causes breaks in chromosomes and has been proposed as an antiviral and antineoplastic agent. It has been given orphan drug status for use in the treatment of primary brain tumors.
Entry Term(s)
5-Bromo-2'-deoxyuridine
5-Bromodeoxyuridine
BUdR
BrdU
Bromouracil Deoxyriboside
Broxuridine
NSC-38297
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antiviral Agents
Radiation-Sensitizing Agents
Registry Number
G34N38R2N1
Related Numbers
59-14-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Uridine, 5-bromo-2'-deoxy-
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(65)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/27
Bromodeoxyuridine Preferred
NSC-38297 Narrower
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