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Bromouracil MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bromouracil
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.742.698.875.237
Unique ID
D001976
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001976
Annotation
an antimetabolite
Scope Note
5-Bromo-2,4(1H,3H)-pyrimidinedione. Brominated derivative of uracil that acts as an antimetabolite, substituting for thymine in DNA. It is used mainly as an experimental mutagen, but its deoxyriboside (BROMODEOXYURIDINE) is used to treat neoplasms.
Entry Term(s)
5-Bromouracil
Bromuracil
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites
Mutagens
Registry Number
4HK400G5UO
Related Numbers
51-20-7
CAS Type 1 Name
2,4(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinedione, 5-bromo-
Previous Indexing
Uracil (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
74
History Note
74(71)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/27
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