Descriptor English: Asparaginase
Descriptor Spanish: Asparaginasa
Descriptor asparaginasa
Entry term(s) L-asparagina amidohidrolasa
Scope note: Hidrolasa que convierte la L-asparagina y el agua en L-aspartato y NH3. EC
Descriptor Portuguese: Asparaginase
Descriptor French: Asparaginase
Entry term(s): Asparaginase II
Asparaginase medac
Asparagine Deaminase
Deaminase, Asparagine
medac, Asparaginase
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.087.116
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A hydrolase enzyme that converts L-asparagine and water to L-aspartate and NH3. EC
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
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
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Pharm Action: Antineoplastic Agents
Registry Number: EC
CAS Type 1 Name: L-Asparagine amidohydrolase
Previous Indexing: Amidohydrolases (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 1222
Unique ID: D001215
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Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/05
Asparaginase - Preferred
Concept UI M0001815
Scope note A hydrolase enzyme that converts L-asparagine and water to L-aspartate and NH3. EC
Preferred term Asparaginase
Entry term(s) Asparaginase II
Asparagine Deaminase
Deaminase, Asparagine
Erwinase - Narrower
Concept UI M0001816
Preferred term Erwinase
Paronal - Narrower
Concept UI M0434512
Preferred term Paronal
Crasnitin - Narrower
Concept UI M0434510
Preferred term Crasnitin
Kidrolase - Narrower
Concept UI M0434511
Preferred term Kidrolase
Entry term(s) Leunase
Elspar - Narrower
Concept UI M0001817
Preferred term Elspar
Asparaginase medac - Narrower
Concept UI M0434509
Preferred term Asparaginase medac
Entry term(s) medac, Asparaginase

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