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Descriptor English: Podophyllum peltatum
Descriptor Spanish: Podophyllum peltatum
Descriptor Portuguese: Podophyllum peltatum
Descriptor French: Podophyllum peltatum
Entry term(s): American Mandrake
American Mandrakes
Apple, May
Apples, May
Mandrake, American
Mandrakes, American
May Apple
May Apples
Mayapple
Mayapples
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.125.500.500
HP4.018.592.629
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028144
Scope note: A plant of the genus PODOPHYLLUM, family BERBERIDACEAE (sometimes classified as Podophyllaceae) which is the source of PODOPHYLLIN and of PODOPHYLLOTOXIN that inhibits DNA TOPOISOMERASES, TYPE II. It is different from the European mandrake, MANDRAGORA.
Annotation: do not confuse entry term MANDRAKE, AMERICAN with MANDRAKE, EUROPEAN see MANDRAGORA
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Podophyllum (1985-2001)
Public MeSH Note: 2002; for MANDRAKE, AMERICAN see Podophyllum 1985-2001
History Note: 2002; for MANDRAKE, AMERICAN use Podophyllum 1985-2001
DeCS ID: 35714
Unique ID: D028144
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Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Podophyllum peltatum - Preferred
Concept UI M0381590
Scope note A plant of the genus PODOPHYLLUM, family BERBERIDACEAE (sometimes classified as Podophyllaceae) which is the source of PODOPHYLLIN and of PODOPHYLLOTOXIN that inhibits DNA TOPOISOMERASES, TYPE II. It is different from the European mandrake, MANDRAGORA.
Preferred term Podophyllum peltatum
Entry term(s) American Mandrake
American Mandrakes
Apple, May
Apples, May
Mandrake, American
Mandrakes, American
May Apple
May Apples
Mayapple
Mayapples



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