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Masoprocol MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Masoprocol
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.389.140.450.582
D02.455.426.559.389.657.166.550
Unique ID
D009637
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009637
Scope Note
A potent lipoxygenase inhibitor that interferes with arachidonic acid metabolism. The compound also inhibits formyltetrahydrofolate synthetase, carboxylesterase, and cyclooxygenase to a lesser extent. It also serves as an antioxidant in fats and oils.
Entry Term(s)
(R*,S*)-4,4'-(2,3-Dimethylbutane-1,4-diyl)bispyrocatechol
Actinex
Dihydronorguaiaretic Acid
Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid
Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid, (R*,S*)-Isomer
meso-Nordihydroguaiaretic Acid
Pharm Action
Antioxidants
Lipoxygenase Inhibitors
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Registry Number
7BO8G1BYQU
Related Numbers
27686-84-6
500-38-9
CAS Type 1 Name
1,2-Benzenediol, 4,4'-(2,3-dimethyl-1,4-butanediyl)bis-
Previous Indexing
Catechols (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
2014; see NORDIHYDROGUAIARETIC ACID 1991-2013; see CATECHOLS 1987-1990
History Note
2014(1987)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/09
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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