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Fluorouracil MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fluorouracil
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.742.698.875.404
Unique ID
D005472
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005472
Scope Note
A pyrimidine analog that is an antineoplastic antimetabolite. It interferes with DNA synthesis by blocking the THYMIDYLATE SYNTHETASE conversion of deoxyuridylic acid to thymidylic acid.
Entry Term(s)
5-FU
5-FU Lederle
5-FU Medac
5-Fluorouracil
5-Fluorouracil-Biosyn
5-HU Hexal
5FU
Adrucil
Carac
Efudex
Efudix
Fluoro-Uracile ICN
Fluoroplex
Fluorouracil Mononitrate
Fluorouracil Monopotassium Salt
Fluorouracil Monosodium Salt
Fluorouracil Potassium Salt
Fluorouracil-GRY
Fluorouracile Dakota
Fluorouracilo Ferrer Far
Fluoruracil
Fluracedyl
Flurodex
Haemato-FU
Neofluor
Onkofluor
Ribofluor
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Immunosuppressive Agents
Registry Number
U3P01618RT
Related Numbers
10318-20-4
51-21-8
57050-04-1
57172-36-8
68021-61-4
CAS Type 1 Name
2,4(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinedione, 5-fluoro-
NLM Classification #
QV 269
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Fluorouracil Preferred
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Fluorouracil Monosodium Salt Narrower
Fluorouracil Potassium Salt Narrower
Fluorouracil-GRY Narrower
Fluorouracile Dakota Narrower
Fluorouracilo Ferrer Far Narrower
Fluracedyl Narrower
Haemato-FU Narrower
Neofluor Narrower
Onkofluor Narrower
Ribofluor Narrower
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