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Tissue Distribution

"Tissue Distribution" 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.

Accumulation of a drug or chemical substance in various organs (including those not relevant to its pharmacologic or therapeutic action). This distribution depends on the blood flow or perfusion rate of the organ, the ability of the drug to penetrate organ membranes, tissue specificity, protein binding. The distribution is usually expressed as tissue to plasma ratios.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tissue Distribution" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tissue Distribution" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1514 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 75 publications in 1999
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