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Descriptor English: Uracil
Descriptor Spanish: Uracilo
Descriptor Portuguese: Uracila
Descriptor French: Uracile
Tree number(s): D03.383.742.698.875
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014498
Scope note: One of four nucleotide bases in the nucleic acid RNA.
Annotation: uracil deoxyriboside, uracil deoxyribonucleoside = DEOXYURIDINE; uracil riboside, uracil ribonucleoside = URIDINE
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
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
Registry Number: 56HH86ZVCT
CAS Type 1 Name: 2,4(1H,3H)-Pyrimidinedione
DeCS ID: 14897
Unique ID: D014498
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Uracil - Preferred
Concept UI M0022302
Scope note One of four nucleotide bases in the nucleic acid RNA.
Preferred term Uracil



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