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Methimazole

"Methimazole" 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 thioureylene antithyroid agent that inhibits the formation of thyroid hormones by interfering with the incorporation of iodine into tyrosyl residues of thyroglobulin. This is done by interfering with the oxidation of iodide ion and iodotyrosyl groups through inhibition of the peroxidase enzyme.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Methimazole" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Methimazole" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2000 and 2012 and 2017
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