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Descriptor English: Antimetabolites
Descriptor Spanish: Antimetabolitos
Descriptor Portuguese: Antimetabólitos
Descriptor French: Antimétabolites
Entry term(s): Antimetabolite
Tree number(s): D27.505.519.186
D27.888.569.042
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000963
Scope note: Drugs that are chemically similar to naturally occurring metabolites, but differ enough to interfere with normal metabolic pathways. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p2033)
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
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
DeCS ID: 966
Unique ID: D000963
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Antimetabolites - Preferred
Concept UI M0001470
Scope note Drugs that are chemically similar to naturally occurring metabolites, but differ enough to interfere with normal metabolic pathways. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p2033)
Preferred term Antimetabolites
Entry term(s) Antimetabolite



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