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Hydroxyurea MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Hydroxyurea
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.950.395
Unique ID
D006918
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006918
Scope Note
An antineoplastic agent that inhibits DNA synthesis through the inhibition of ribonucleoside diphosphate reductase.
Entry Term(s)
Hydrea
Hydroxycarbamid
Oncocarbide
Pharm Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Antisickling Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Registry Number
X6Q56QN5QC
Related Numbers
127-07-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Urea, hydroxy-
Previous Indexing
Antineoplastic Agents (1966)
Urea (1966)
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(67)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Hydroxyurea Preferred
Oncocarbide Narrower
Hydrea Narrower
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