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Descriptor in English: Biopterin
Descriptor in Spanish: Biopterina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Biopterina
Descriptor in French: Bioptérine
Entry term(s): 2-Amino-6-(1,2-dihydroxypropyl)-4(1H)-pteridinone
Dictyopterin
Orinapterin
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.733.631.202
D08.211.090
Scope note: A natural product that has been considered as a growth factor for some insects.
Annotation: /defic /physiol permitted
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
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
UR urine
History Note: 87(75); was see under PTERIDINES 1975-86
DeCS UI: 1733
Descriptor UI: D001708
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/05/27
Biopterin - Preferred
Concept UI M0002561
Scope note A natural product that has been considered as a growth factor for some insects.
Preferred term Biopterin
Entry term(s) 2-Amino-6-(1,2-dihydroxypropyl)-4(1H)-pteridinone
Orinapterin - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0002562
Preferred term Orinapterin
Dictyopterin - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0002563
Preferred term Dictyopterin



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