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Suramin

"Suramin" 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 polyanionic compound with an unknown mechanism of action. It is used parenterally in the treatment of African trypanosomiasis and it has been used clinically with diethylcarbamazine to kill the adult Onchocerca. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1643) It has also been shown to have potent antineoplastic properties.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Suramin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Suramin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 32 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1999
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