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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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fluorouracil" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fluorouracil" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 760 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 40 publications in 2008 and 2010
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