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Dihematoporphyrin Ether MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Dihematoporphyrin Ether
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.578.840.500.462.400.200
D03.633.400.909.500.462.400.200
D04.345.783.500.462.400.200
D23.767.727.462.400.200
Unique ID
D017323
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017323
Scope Note
The purified component of HEMATOPORPHYRIN DERIVATIVE, it consists of a mixture of oligomeric porphyrins. It is used in photodynamic therapy (HEMATOPORPHYRIN PHOTORADIATION); to treat malignant lesions with visible light and experimentally as an antiviral agent. It is the first drug to be approved in the use of PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY in the United States.
Entry Term(s)
DHP Ether
Dihematoporphyrin Ester
Photofrin
Photofrin II
Porfimer
Porfimer Sodium
Pharm Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Photosensitizing Agents
Registry Number
97067-70-4
Related Numbers
87806-31-3
CAS Type 1 Name
21H,23H-Porphine-2,18-dipropanoic acid, 7-(1-(1-(8,12-bis(2-carboxyethyl)-17-(1-hydroxyethyl)-3,7,13,18-tetramethyl-21H,23H-porphin-2-yl)ethoxy)ethyl)-12-(1-hydroxyethyl)-3,8,13,17-tetramethyl-
Previous Indexing
Hematoporphyrins (1985-1992)
See Also
Hematoporphyrin Photoradiation
Public MeSH Note
93; DIHEMATOPORPHYRIN ETHER was indexed under HEMATOPORPHYRINS 1985-92
Online Note
use DIHEMATOPORPHYRIN ETHER (NM) to search DIHEMATOPORPHYRIN ETHER 1985-92
History Note
93; was DIHEMATOPORPHYRIN ETHER (NM) 1985-92
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/20
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Dihematoporphyrin Ether Preferred
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