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"Allopurinol" 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 XANTHINE OXIDASE inhibitor that decreases URIC ACID production. It also acts as an antimetabolite on some simpler organisms.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Allopurinol" by people in this website by year, and whether "Allopurinol" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 64 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1980 and 1991 and 2008 and 2011 and 2013
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