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Thioinosine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Thioinosine
Tree Number(s)
D02.886.759.800
D03.633.100.759.590.616.900
D13.570.583.616.900
D13.570.800.573.900
D13.570.900.800
Unique ID
D013868
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013868
Scope Note
Sulfhydryl analog of INOSINE that inhibits nucleoside transport across erythrocyte plasma membranes, and has immunosuppressive properties. It has been used similarly to MERCAPTOPURINE in the treatment of leukemia. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p503)
Entry Term(s)
6-Mercaptopurine Riboside
NSC-4911
Ribosyl-6-mercaptopurine
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Immunosuppressive Agents
Registry Number
46S541971T
Related Numbers
574-25-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Inosine, 6-thio-
Previous Indexing
Inosine (1973-1974)
Mercaptopurine (1973-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under INOSINE 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under INOSINE 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/06/01
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