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Furocoumarins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Furocoumarins
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.663.283.446.794
D03.633.100.150.446.794
D03.633.300.770
Unique ID
D011564
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011564
Annotation
do not confuse entry term PSORALENS with the specific drug PSORALEN see FICUSIN; do not index here for psoralens in PUVA THERAPY unless particularly discussed
Scope Note
Polycyclic compounds consisting of a furan ring fused with coumarin. They commonly occur in PLANTS, especially UMBELLIFERAE and RUTACEAE, as well as PSORALEA.
Entry Term(s)
Angelicins
Furanocoumarin
Furanocoumarins
Furocoumarin
Psoralens
Pharm Action
Dermatologic Agents
Photosensitizing Agents
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 60
Previous Indexing
Coumarins (1966-1978)
Furans (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
2015 see PSORALENS 1979-2014
History Note
2015 (1979)
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/03/13
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Furocoumarins Preferred
Psoralens Narrower
Angelicins Narrower
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