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Picibanil MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Picibanil
Tree Number(s)
D20.215.659
Unique ID
D010844
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010844
Scope Note
A lyophilized preparation of a low-virulence strain (SU) of Streptococcus pyogenes (S. hemolyticus), inactivated by heating with penicillin G. It has been proposed as a noncytotoxic antineoplastic agent because of its immune system-stimulating activity.
Entry Term(s)
NSC-B116209
OK-432
Picibanyl
Streptococcal OK-432
Streptococcal Preparation OK-432
Pharm Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Registry Number
39325-01-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Picibanil
Previous Indexing
Streptococcus (1966-1977)
See Also
Streptococcus pyogenes
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS 1983-90; was STREPTOCOCCAL PREPARATION OK-432 see under BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS 1978-82
Online Note
use PICIBANIL to search STREPTOCOCCAL PREPARATION OK-432 1978-82
History Note
91(83); was see under BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS 1983-90; was STREPTOCOCCAL PREPARATION OK-432 see under BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS 1978-82
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Picibanil Preferred
NSC-B116209 Narrower
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