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Carbocysteine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carbocysteine
Tree Number(s)
D02.886.030.230.310
D12.125.119.270
D12.125.166.230.310
Unique ID
D002233
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002233
Scope Note
A compound formed when iodoacetic acid reacts with sulfhydryl groups in proteins. It has been used as an anti-infective nasal spray with mucolytic and expectorant action.
Entry Term(s)
3-(Carboxymethylthio)alanine
Carbocysteine, L-Isomer
Mucodine
Mucodyne
Mukodin
Rhinathiol
S-(Carboxymethyl)-L-cysteine
S-Carboxymethylcysteine
Thiodril
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Expectorants
Registry Number
740J2QX53R
Related Numbers
2387-59-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Cysteine, S-(carboxymethyl)-
Previous Indexing
Amino Acids, Dicarboxylic (1974)
Amino Acids, Sulfur (1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CYSTEINE 1980-90; was CARBOXYMETHYLCYSTEINE see under CYSTEINE 1975-79
Online Note
use CARBOCYSTEINE to search CARBOXYMETHYLCYSTEINE 1975-79
History Note
91(80); was see under CYSTEINE 1980-90; was CARBOXYMETHYLCYSTEINE see under CYSTEINE 1975-79
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Carbocysteine Preferred
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