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Ethionine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ethionine
Tree Number(s)
D02.886.030.388
D12.125.166.388
Unique ID
D005001
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005001
Annotation
a carcinogen & antimetabolite; /‌biosyn /‌defic /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
2-Amino-4-(ethylthio)butyric acid. An antimetabolite and methionine antagonist that interferes with amino acid incorporation into proteins and with cellular ATP utilization. It also produces liver neoplasms.
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites
Registry Number
WX1BN24WZT
Related Numbers
13073-35-3
CAS Type 1 Name
L-Homocysteine, S-ethyl-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Ethionine Preferred
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