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Taxus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Taxus
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.625.937.500
Unique ID
D020946
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020946
Scope Note
Genus of coniferous yew trees or shrubs, several species of which have medicinal uses. Notable is the Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia, which is used to make the anti-neoplastic drug taxol (PACLITAXEL).
Entry Term(s)
Taxus brevifolia
Registry Number
txid25628
Related Numbers
txid46220
Previous Indexing
Plants, Medicinal (1971-1999)
Trees (1965-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Taxus Preferred
Taxus brevifolia Narrower
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