OBO ID: CHEBI:2948
Term Name: azathioprine Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 6-((1-Methyl-4-nitro-1H-imidazol-5-yl)thio)-1H-purine
  • 6-(1'-Methyl-4'-nitro-5'-imidazolyl)-mercaptopurine
  • 6-[(1-methyl-4-nitro-1H-imidazol-5-yl)sulfanyl]-7H-purine
  • Imuran (TN)
Definition: A thiopurine that is 6-mercaptopurine in which the mercapto hydrogen is replaced by a 1-methyl-4-nitroimidazol-5-yl group. It is a prodrug for mercaptopurine and is used as an immunosuppressant, prescribed for the treatment of inflammatory conditions and after organ transplantation and also for treatment of Crohn's didease and MS.
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Ontology: Chebi
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