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Vinca Alkaloids MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Vinca Alkaloids
Tree Number(s)
D03.132.436.681.827
D03.633.100.473.402.681.827
D03.633.100.496.500.500.681.827
Unique ID
D014748
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014748
Scope Note
A group of indole-indoline dimers which are ALKALOIDS obtained from the VINCA genus of plants. They inhibit polymerization of TUBULIN into MICROTUBULES thus blocking spindle formation and arresting cells in METAPHASE. They are some of the most useful ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS.
Pharm Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Tubulin Modulators
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 269
Previous Indexing
Alkaloids (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Vinca Alkaloids Preferred
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