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"Propylthiouracil" 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 thiourea antithyroid agent. Propythiouracil inhibits the synthesis of thyroxine and inhibits the peripheral conversion of throxine to tri-iodothyronine. It is used in the treatment of hyperthyroidism. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopeoia, 30th ed, p534)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Propylthiouracil" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Propylthiouracil" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 37 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2002
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