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Descriptor English: Hematoporphyrins
Descriptor Spanish: Hematoporfirinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Hematoporfirinas
Descriptor French: Hématoporphyrines
Entry term(s): Haematoporphyrin IX
Hematoporphyrin
Hemedonin
Tree number(s): D03.383.129.578.840.500.462
D03.633.400.909.500.462
D04.345.783.500.462
D23.767.727.462
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006415
Scope note: Iron-free derivatives of heme with 4 methyl groups, 2 hydroxyethyl groups and 2 propionic acid groups attached to the pyrrole rings. Some of these PHOTOSENSITIZING AGENTS are used in the PHOTOTHERAPY of malignant NEOPLASMS.
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
Pharm Action: Photosensitizing Agents
Public MeSH Note: 80; was HEMATOPORPHYRIN 1974-79
Online Note: use HEMATOPORPHYRINS to search HEMATOPORPHYRIN 1966-79 (as Prov 1966-73)
History Note: 80; was HEMATOPORPHYRIN 1965-79 (Prov 1965-73)
DeCS ID: 6563
Unique ID: D006415
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Hematoporphyrins - Preferred
Concept UI M0010061
Scope note Iron-free derivatives of heme with 4 methyl groups, 2 hydroxyethyl groups and 2 propionic acid groups attached to the pyrrole rings. Some of these PHOTOSENSITIZING AGENTS are used in the PHOTOTHERAPY of malignant NEOPLASMS.
Preferred term Hematoporphyrins
Hematoporphyrin - Narrower
Concept UI M0010060
Preferred term Hematoporphyrin
Hemedonin - Narrower
Concept UI M0010062
Preferred term Hemedonin
Haematoporphyrin IX - Narrower
Concept UI M0010059
Preferred term Haematoporphyrin IX



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