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Descriptor English: Ethionine
Descriptor Spanish: Etionina
Descriptor Portuguese: Etionina
Descriptor French: Éthionine
Tree number(s): D02.886.030.388
D12.125.166.388
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005001
Scope note: 2-Amino-4-(ethylthio)butyric acid. An antimetabolite and methionine antagonist that interferes with amino acid incorporation into proteins and with cellular ATP utilization. It also produces liver neoplasms.
Annotation: a carcinogen & antimetabolite; /biosyn /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
DE drug effects
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
Pharm Action: Antimetabolites
Registry Number: WX1BN24WZT
CAS Type 1 Name: L-Homocysteine, S-ethyl-
DeCS ID: 5093
Unique ID: D005001
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Ethionine - Preferred
Concept UI M0007870
Scope note 2-Amino-4-(ethylthio)butyric acid. An antimetabolite and methionine antagonist that interferes with amino acid incorporation into proteins and with cellular ATP utilization. It also produces liver neoplasms.
Preferred term Ethionine



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