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Descriptor English: Hypoxanthine
Descriptor Spanish: Hipoxantina
Descriptor Portuguese: Hipoxantina
Descriptor French: Hypoxanthine
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.759.758.399.475
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019271
Scope note: A purine and a reaction intermediate in the metabolism of adenosine and in the formation of nucleic acids by the salvage pathway.
Annotation: do not confuse with HYPOXANTHINES
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Combination: analogs & derivatives:Hypoxanthines
Registry Number: 2TN51YD919
Previous Indexing: Hypoxanthines (1981-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 97; HYPOXANTHINE was indexed under HYPOXANTHINES 1981-96
Online Note: use HYPOXANTHINE (NM) to search HYPOXANTHINE 1981-96
History Note: 97; was HYPOXANTHINE (NM) 1981-96
DeCS ID: 32997
Unique ID: D019271
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Hypoxanthine - Preferred
Concept UI M0028700
Scope note A purine and a reaction intermediate in the metabolism of adenosine and in the formation of nucleic acids by the salvage pathway.
Preferred term Hypoxanthine



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