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Prodrugs MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prodrugs
Tree Number(s)
D26.675
Unique ID
D011355
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011355
Annotation
coordinate with specific drug
Scope Note
A compound that, on administration, must undergo chemical conversion by metabolic processes before becoming the pharmacologically active drug for which it is a prodrug.
Entry Term(s)
Drug Precursor
Drug Precursors
Pro-Drug
Pro-Drugs
Prodrug
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 785
Previous Indexing
Delayed-Action Preparations (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note
89; was see under DRUGS 1988
History Note
89(88); was see under DRUGS 1988
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1987/05/04
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Prodrugs Preferred
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