OBO ID: CHEBI:4325
Term Name: dapsone Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1,1'-sulfonylbis(4-aminobenzene)
  • 4,4'-dapsone
  • 4,4'-diaminodiphenyl sulfone
  • 4,4'-sulfonylbisaniline
  • 4,4'-Sulfonylbisbenzenamine
  • 4,4'-sulfonyldianiline
  • 4-(4-amino-benzenesulfonyl)-phenylamine
  • 4-(4-aminophenylsulfonyl)aniline
  • 4-(4-aminophenylsulfonyl)benzenamine
  • 4-aminophenyl sulfone
  • bis(4-aminophenyl)sulfone
  • Bis(p-aminophenyl) sulfone
  • DADPS
  • dapsona
  • Dapsone
  • dapsonum
  • DDS
  • DIAPHENYLSULFONE
  • p,p'-diaminodiphenyl sulfone
  • p,p-sulphonylbisbenzamine
  • p,p-sulphonylbisbenzenamine
  • p-aminophenyl sulfone
Definition: A sulfone that is diphenylsulfone in which the hydrogen atom at the 4 position of each of the phenyl groups is substituted by an amino group. It is active against a wide range of bacteria, but is mainly employed for its actions against Mycobacterium leprae, being used as part of multidrug regimens in the treatment of all forms of leprosy.
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Ontology: Chebi
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