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Azacitidine MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Azacitidine
Tree Number(s)
D02.145.150
D03.383.742.680.245.217
D13.570.685.245.217
D13.570.800.286.300
Unique ID
D001374
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001374
Scope Note
A pyrimidine analogue that inhibits DNA methyltransferase, impairing DNA methylation. It is also an antimetabolite of cytidine, incorporated primarily into RNA. Azacytidine has been used as an antineoplastic agent.
Entry Term(s)
5-Azacytidine
Azacytidine
NSC-102816
Vidaza
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Enzyme Inhibitors
Registry Number
M801H13NRU
Related Numbers
320-67-2
CAS Type 1 Name
1,3,5-Triazin-2(1H)-one, 4-amino-1-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-
Previous Indexing
Nucleosides (1966-1971)
Triazines (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
96; was AZACYTIDINE 1974-95
History Note
96; was AZACYTIDINE 1972-95 (Prov 1972-73)
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Azacitidine Preferred
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