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Genistein MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Genistein
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.663.283.266.450.400.375
D03.633.100.150.266.450.400.375
Unique ID
D019833
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019833
Scope Note
An isoflavonoid derived from soy products. It inhibits PROTEIN-TYROSINE KINASE and topoisomerase-II (DNA TOPOISOMERASES, TYPE II); activity and is used as an antineoplastic and antitumor agent. Experimentally, it has been shown to induce G2 PHASE arrest in human and murine cell lines and inhibits PROTEIN-TYROSINE KINASE.
Entry Term(s)
Genestein
Pharm Action
Anticarcinogenic Agents
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Phytoestrogens
Registry Number
DH2M523P0H
Related Numbers
446-72-0
Previous Indexing
Isoflavones (1976-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98; GENISTEIN was indexed under ISOFLAVONES 1976-97
History Note
98; use GENISTEIN (NM) 1980-97
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Genistein Preferred
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