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"Melphalan" 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.

An alkylating nitrogen mustard that is used as an antineoplastic in the form of the levo isomer - MELPHALAN, the racemic mixture - MERPHALAN, and the dextro isomer - MEDPHALAN; toxic to bone marrow, but little vesicant action; potential carcinogen.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Melphalan" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Melphalan" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 219 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2010 and 2020
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