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Descriptor in English: Pyrimidines
Descriptor in Spanish: Pirimidinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pirimidinas
Descriptor in French: Pyrimidines
Tree number(s): D03.383.742
Scope note: A family of 6-membered heterocyclic compounds occurring in nature in a wide variety of forms. They include several nucleic acid constituents (CYTOSINE; THYMINE; and URACIL) and form the basic structure of the barbiturates.
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
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Online Note: use PYRIMIDINES to search THONZYLAMINE 1972-84 (as Prov 1972)
History Note: THONZYLAMINE was heading 1972-84 (Prov 1972)
DeCS UI: 12180
Descriptor UI: D011743
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Pyrimidines - Preferred
Concept UI M0018260
Scope note A family of 6-membered heterocyclic compounds occurring in nature in a wide variety of forms. They include several nucleic acid constituents (CYTOSINE; THYMINE; and URACIL) and form the basic structure of the barbiturates.
Preferred term Pyrimidines



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