OBO ID: CHEBI:50667
Term Name: mercaptopurine Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1,7-dihydro-6H-purine-6-thione
  • 6 MP
  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • 6-MP
  • 6-Thiohypoxanthine
  • 6-Thioxopurine
  • Mercaptopurina
  • mercaptopurine
  • mercaptopurinum
  • Mercapurin
  • Puri-Nethol
  • Purinethol
Definition: A member of the class of purines that is 6,7-dihydro-1H-purine carrying a thione group at position 6. An adenine analogue, it is used in the treatment of acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis.
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Ontology: Chebi
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