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Monensin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Monensin
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.312.600
Unique ID
D008985
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008985
Scope Note
An antiprotozoal agent produced by Streptomyces cinnamonensis. It exerts its effect during the development of first-generation trophozoites into first-generation schizonts within the intestinal epithelial cells. It does not interfere with hosts' development of acquired immunity to the majority of coccidial species. Monensin is a sodium and proton selective ionophore and is widely used as such in biochemical studies.
Entry Term(s)
Coban
Monensin Monosodium Salt
Monensin Sodium
Monensin-A-Sodium Complex
Rumensin
Pharm Action
Antifungal Agents
Antiprotozoal Agents
Coccidiostats
Proton Ionophores
Sodium Ionophores
Registry Number
906O0YJ6ZP
Related Numbers
17090-79-8
1GS872GAFV
22373-78-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Monensin
Previous Indexing
Antibiotics (1972-1974)
Furans (1974)
Pyrans (1974)
Public MeSH Note
87; was see under FURANS 1975-86
History Note
87(75); was see under FURANS 1975-86
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Monensin Preferred
Rumensin Narrower
Coban Narrower
Monensin Sodium Narrower
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