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Penicillamine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Penicillamine
Tree Number(s)
D02.886.030.786
D12.125.166.786
Unique ID
D010396
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010396
Annotation
degradation product of the penicillin antibiotics
Scope Note
3-Mercapto-D-valine. The most characteristic degradation product of the penicillin antibiotics. It is used as an antirheumatic and as a chelating agent in Wilson's disease.
Entry Term(s)
Copper Penicillaminate
Cuprenil
Cuprimine
D-3-Mercaptovaline
D-Penicillamine
Dimethylcysteine
Mercaptovaline
Metalcaptase
beta,beta-Dimethylcysteine
Pharm Action
Antidotes
Chelating Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Registry Number
GNN1DV99GX
Related Numbers
52-67-5
CAS Type 1 Name
D-Valine, 3-mercapto-
NLM Classification #
QV 354
Public MeSH Note
64
History Note
64(63)
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Penicillamine Preferred
Metalcaptase Narrower
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