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Cyclosporins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cyclosporins
Tree Number(s)
D04.345.566.235
D12.644.641.235
Unique ID
D003524
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003524
Annotation
do not confuse with CYCLOSPORINE, a specific drug
Scope Note
A group of closely related cyclic undecapeptides from the fungi Trichoderma polysporum and Cylindocarpon lucidum. They have some antineoplastic and antifungal action and significant immunosuppressive effects. Cyclosporins have been proposed as adjuvants in tissue and organ transplantation to suppress graft rejection.
Entry Term(s)
Cyclosporines
Pharm Action
Enzyme Inhibitors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QW 955
Previous Indexing
Immunosuppressive Agents (1966-1981)
Peptides (1966-1970)
Peptides, Cyclic (1971-1981)
Public MeSH Note
82
History Note
82
Date Established
1982/01/01
Date of Entry
1981/05/14
Revision Date
2014/06/13
Cyclosporins Preferred
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