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Misoprostol

"Misoprostol" 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 synthetic analog of natural prostaglandin E1. It produces a dose-related inhibition of gastric acid and pepsin secretion, and enhances mucosal resistance to injury. It is an effective anti-ulcer agent and also has oxytocic properties.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Misoprostol" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Misoprostol" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 48 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2009 and 2011 and 2015
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