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Mustard Compounds MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mustard Compounds
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.526.728
Unique ID
D009150
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009150
Scope Note
Strong alkylating and immunosuppressive agents whose biological activity is based on the presence of bis(2-chloroethyl)- groups. Although otherwise structurally diverse, the compounds have in common the capacity to contribute alkyl groups to DNA. They are generally highly toxic but include among their number many widely used and effective antineoplastic agents.
Entry Version
MUSTARD CPDS
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
68; MUSTARD GAS was heading 1963-67
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1993/06/03
Mustard Compounds Preferred
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