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Descriptor English: Silymarin
Descriptor Spanish: Silimarina
Descriptor Portuguese: Silimarina
Descriptor French: Silymarine
Entry term(s): Carsil
Karsil
Legalon
Silimarin
Tree number(s): D03.383.663.283.266.450.268.777
D03.633.100.150.266.450.268.777
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012838
Scope note: A mixture of flavonoids extracted from seeds of the MILK THISTLE, Silybum marianum. It consists primarily of silybin and its isomers, silicristin and silidianin. Silymarin displays antioxidant and membrane stabilizing activity. It protects various tissues and organs against chemical injury, and shows potential as an antihepatoxic agent.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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: Antioxidants
Protective Agents
Previous Indexing: Alcohols (1971-1974)
Flavones (1971-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under FLAVONES 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under FLAVONES 1975-90
Related: Milk Thistle MeSH
DeCS ID: 13218
Unique ID: D012838
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Silymarin - Preferred
Concept UI M0019873
Scope note A mixture of flavonoids extracted from seeds of the MILK THISTLE, Silybum marianum. It consists primarily of silybin and its isomers, silicristin and silidianin. Silymarin displays antioxidant and membrane stabilizing activity. It protects various tissues and organs against chemical injury, and shows potential as an antihepatoxic agent.
Preferred term Silymarin
Entry term(s) Silimarin
Karsil - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0019875
Preferred term Karsil
Legalon - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0019876
Preferred term Legalon
Carsil - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0019874
Preferred term Carsil



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