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Descriptor English: Furocoumarins
Descriptor Spanish: Furocumarinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Furocumarinas
Descriptor French: Furocoumarines
Entry term(s): Angelicins
Furanocoumarin
Furanocoumarins
Furocoumarin
Psoralens
Tree number(s): D03.383.663.283.446.794
D03.633.100.150.446.794
D03.633.300.770
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011564
Scope note: Polycyclic compounds consisting of a furan ring fused with coumarin. They commonly occur in PLANTS, especially UMBELLIFERAE and RUTACEAE, as well as PSORALEA.
Annotation: do not confuse entry term PSORALENS with the specific drug PSORALEN see FICUSIN; do not index here for psoralens in PUVA THERAPY unless particularly discussed
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Dermatologic Agents
Photosensitizing Agents
Previous Indexing: Coumarins (1966-1978)
Furans (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 2015 see PSORALENS 1979-2014
History Note: 2015 (1979)
DeCS ID: 12001
Unique ID: D011564
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/03/13
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Furocoumarins - Preferred
Concept UI M0017972
Scope note Polycyclic compounds consisting of a furan ring fused with coumarin. They commonly occur in PLANTS, especially UMBELLIFERAE and RUTACEAE, as well as PSORALEA.
Preferred term Furocoumarins
Entry term(s) Furanocoumarin
Furanocoumarins
Furocoumarin
Angelicins - Narrower
Concept UI M0591316
Scope note Angular forms of furocoumarins.
Preferred term Angelicins
Psoralens - Narrower
Concept UI M0017973
Scope note Linear forms of furocoumarins.
Preferred term Psoralens



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