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Methylazoxymethanol Acetate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Methylazoxymethanol Acetate
Tree Number(s)
D02.172.080.600
Unique ID
D008746
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008746
Scope Note
The aglycone of CYCASIN. It acts as a potent carcinogen and neurotoxin and inhibits hepatic DNA, RNA, and protein synthesis.
Entry Term(s)
(Methyl-ONN-azoxy)methanol Acetate
Pharm Action
Neurotoxins
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Registry Number
592-62-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Methanol, (methyl-ONN-azoxy)-, acetate (ester)
Previous Indexing
Alcohol, Methyl (1973-1974)
Azo Compounds (1973-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under AZO COMPOUNDS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under AZO COMPOUNDS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2005/06/30
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