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Purines MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Purines
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.759
Unique ID
D011687
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011687
Scope Note
A series of heterocyclic compounds that are variously substituted in nature and are known also as purine bases. They include ADENINE and GUANINE, constituents of nucleic acids, as well as many alkaloids such as CAFFEINE and THEOPHYLLINE. Uric acid is the metabolic end product of purine metabolism.
Registry Number
0
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Purines Preferred
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