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Dapsone

"Dapsone" 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.

A sulfone active against a wide range of bacteria but mainly employed for its actions against MYCOBACTERIUM LEPRAE. Its mechanism of action is probably similar to that of the SULFONAMIDES which involves inhibition of folic acid synthesis in susceptible organisms. It is also used with PYRIMETHAMINE in the treatment of malaria. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p157-8)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dapsone" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dapsone" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 42 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1998 and 1999
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