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Fluorouracil

"Fluorouracil" 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 analog that is an antineoplastic antimetabolite. It interferes with DNA synthesis by blocking the THYMIDYLATE SYNTHETASE conversion of deoxyuridylic acid to thymidylic acid.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fluorouracil" by people in this website by year, and whether "Fluorouracil" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 278 publications over 37 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2002
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