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Descriptor English: Taxoids
Descriptor Spanish: Taxoides
Descriptor Portuguese: Taxoides
Descriptor French: Taxoïdes
Entry term(s): Taxanes
Taxoid
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.392.368.242.888
D02.455.849.291.850
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043823
Scope note: A group of diterpenoid CYCLODECANES named for the taxanes that were discovered in the TAXUS tree. The action on MICROTUBULES has made some of them useful as ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS.
Annotation: ROTAXANES is also available
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
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Paclitaxel (1992-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004
History Note: 2004
DeCS ID: 38073
Unique ID: D043823
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Taxoids - Preferred
Concept UI M0443608
Scope note A group of diterpenoid CYCLODECANES named for the taxanes that were discovered in the TAXUS tree. The action on MICROTUBULES has made some of them useful as ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS.
Preferred term Taxoids
Entry term(s) Taxoid
Taxanes - Narrower
Concept UI M0443609
Preferred term Taxanes



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