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Suramin MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Suramin
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.847.638.555.750
D02.886.645.600.080.050.650.750
D04.615.638.555.750
Unique ID
D013498
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013498
Scope Note
A polyanionic compound with an unknown mechanism of action. It is used parenterally in the treatment of African trypanosomiasis and it has been used clinically with diethylcarbamazine to kill the adult Onchocerca. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1643) It has also been shown to have potent antineoplastic properties.
Entry Term(s)
Germanin
Moranil
Naganin
Naganol
Naphuride
Suramin Sodium
Suramin, Hexasodium Salt
Suramin, Monosodium Salt
Pharm Action
Antinematodal Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Trypanocidal Agents
Registry Number
6032D45BEM
Related Numbers
129-46-4
145-63-1
3308-30-3
89521262IH
CAS Type 1 Name
1,3,5-Naphthalenetrisulfonic acid, 8,8'-(carbonylbis(imino-3,1-phenylenecarbonylimino(4-methyl-3,1-phenylene)carbonylimino))bis-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Suramin Preferred
Germanin Narrower
Suramin Sodium Narrower
Naganin Narrower
Naganol Narrower
Naphuride Narrower
Suramin, Monosodium Salt Narrower
Moranil Narrower
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