OBO ID: CHEBI:18358
Term Name: methoxsalen Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 6-hydroxy-7-methoxy-5-benzofuranacrylic acid delta-lactone
  • 8-methoxy-2',3',6,7-furocoumarin
  • 8-methoxy-4',5':6,7-furocoumarin
  • 8-methoxy-[furano-3'.2':6.7-coumarin]
  • 8-Methoxyfuranocoumarin
  • 8-methoxypsoralen
  • 8-MOP
  • 8-MP
  • 9-methoxy-7H-furo[3,2-g][1]benzopyran-7-one
  • 9-methoxy-7H-furo[3,2-g]chromen-7-one
  • Meladinine
  • Meloxine
  • METHOXSALEN
  • O-methylxanthotoxol
  • Oxsoralen
  • Ultra Mop
  • Uvadex
  • Xanthotoxin
Definition: A member of the class of psoralens that is 7H-furo[3,2-g]chromen-7-one in which the 9 position is substituted by a methoxy group. It is a constituent of the fruits of Ammi majus. Like other psoralens, trioxsalen causes photosensitization of the skin. It is administered topically or orally in conjunction with UV-A for phototherapy treatment of vitiligo and severe psoriasis.
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Ontology: Chebi
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