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Catharanthus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Catharanthus
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.456.500.260
Unique ID
D030008
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D030008
Scope Note
A plant genus of the family Apocynaceae. It is the source of VINCA ALKALOIDS, used in leukemia chemotherapy.
Entry Term(s)
Catharanthus roseus
Periwinkle, Madagascar
Vinca rosea
Registry Number
txid4057
Related Numbers
txid4058
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Catharanthus Preferred
Catharanthus roseus Narrower
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