Descriptor in English: Uracil
Descriptor in Spanish: Uracilo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Uracila
Descriptor in French: Uracile
Tree number(s): D03.383.742.698.875
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
DeCS UI: 14897
Descriptor UI: D014498
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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