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"Cyclosporine" 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 cyclic undecapeptide from an extract of soil fungi. It is a powerful immunosupressant with a specific action on T-lymphocytes. It is used for the prophylaxis of graft rejection in organ and tissue transplantation. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed).

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cyclosporine" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cyclosporine" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 159 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 1997
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