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Structure-Activity Relationship

"Structure-Activity Relationship" 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.

The relationship between the chemical structure of a compound and its biological or pharmacological activity. Compounds are often classed together because they have structural characteristics in common including shape, size, stereochemical arrangement, and distribution of functional groups.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Structure-Activity Relationship" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Structure-Activity Relationship" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1934 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 103 publications in 2016
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