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Descriptor English: Carbocysteine
Descriptor Spanish: Carbocisteína
Descriptor Portuguese: Carbocisteína
Descriptor French: Carbocystéine
Entry term(s): 3-(Carboxymethylthio)alanine
Carbocysteine, L Isomer
Carbocysteine, L-Isomer
L-Isomer Carbocysteine
Mucodine
Mucodyne
Mukodin
Rhinathiol
S Carboxymethylcysteine
S-(Carboxymethyl)-L-cysteine
S-Carboxymethylcysteine
Thiodril
Tree number(s): D02.886.030.230.310
D12.125.119.270
D12.125.166.230.310
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002233
Scope note: A compound formed when iodoacetic acid reacts with sulfhydryl groups in proteins. It has been used as an anti-infective nasal spray with mucolytic and expectorant action.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
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
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Expectorants
Registry Number: 740J2QX53R
CAS Type 1 Name: Cysteine, S-(carboxymethyl)-
Previous Indexing: Amino Acids, Dicarboxylic (1974)
Amino Acids, Sulfur (1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CYSTEINE 1980-90; was CARBOXYMETHYLCYSTEINE see under CYSTEINE 1975-79
Online Note: use CARBOCYSTEINE to search CARBOXYMETHYLCYSTEINE 1975-79
History Note: 91(80); was see under CYSTEINE 1980-90; was CARBOXYMETHYLCYSTEINE see under CYSTEINE 1975-79
DeCS ID: 2272
Unique ID: D002233
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Carbocysteine - Preferred
Concept UI M0003348
Scope note A compound formed when iodoacetic acid reacts with sulfhydryl groups in proteins. It has been used as an anti-infective nasal spray with mucolytic and expectorant action.
Preferred term Carbocysteine
Entry term(s) 3-(Carboxymethylthio)alanine
Carbocysteine, L Isomer
Carbocysteine, L-Isomer
L-Isomer Carbocysteine
S Carboxymethylcysteine
S-(Carboxymethyl)-L-cysteine
S-Carboxymethylcysteine
Thiodril - Narrower
Concept UI M0372312
Preferred term Thiodril
Mukodin - Narrower
Concept UI M0003350
Preferred term Mukodin
Entry term(s) Mucodine
Mucodyne
Rhinathiol - Narrower
Concept UI M0372313
Preferred term Rhinathiol



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