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Cytarabine

"Cytarabine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A pyrimidine nucleoside analog that is used mainly in the treatment of leukemia, especially acute non-lymphoblastic leukemia. Cytarabine is an antimetabolite antineoplastic agent that inhibits the synthesis of DNA. Its actions are specific for the S phase of the cell cycle. It also has antiviral and immunosuppressant properties. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p472)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cytarabine" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cytarabine" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2002
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