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Descriptor English: Benzophenanthridines
Descriptor Spanish: Benzofenantridinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Benzofenantridinas
Descriptor French: Benzophénanthridines
Tree number(s): D03.132.089
D03.633.300.633.207
D03.633.400.131
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053119
Scope note: Compounds of four rings containing a nitrogen. They are biosynthesized from reticuline via rearrangement of scoulerine. They are similar to BENZYLISOQUINOLINES. Members include chelerythrine and sanguinarine.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
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: Alkaloids (1972-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
DeCS ID: 52174
Unique ID: D053119
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2016/05/27
Benzophenanthridines - Preferred
Concept UI M0491452
Scope note Compounds of four rings containing a nitrogen. They are biosynthesized from reticuline via rearrangement of scoulerine. They are similar to BENZYLISOQUINOLINES. Members include chelerythrine and sanguinarine.
Preferred term Benzophenanthridines



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