The thiopurine drugs are
purineantimetabolites widely used in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, autoimmune disorders (e.g., Crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis) and organ transplantrecipients.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
thiopurine — noun Any of several types of sulfur derivative of a purine, some of which have medical applications … Wiktionary
thiopurine — thi·o·pu·rine (thi″o puґrēn) 1. a purine base in which a thiol group is found in place of one of the hydroxyl groups. 2. any of a group of drugs that include such a compound as part of their structure … Medical dictionary
Thiopurine methyltransferase — or thiopurine S methyltransferase (TPMT) is an enzyme (EC number|220.127.116.11) that methylates thiopurine compounds. The methyl donor is S adenosyl L methionine, which is converted to S adenosyl L homocysteine.This gene encodes the enzyme that… … Wikipedia
TPMT — thiopurine methyltransferase … Medical dictionary
TPMT — • thiopurine methyltransferase … Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations
Mercaptopurine — Systematic (IUPAC) name 3,7 dihydropurine 6 thione Clinical data Trade names Purinethol … Wikipedia
Pharmacogenetics — The terms pharmacogenomics and pharmacogenetics tend to be used interchangeably, and a precise, consensus definition of either remains elusive. Pharmacogenetics is generally regarded as the study or clinical testing of genetic variation that… … Wikipedia
Thiopurin-Methyltransferase — Bändermodell der TMPT nach PDB 2bzg … Deutsch Wikipedia
Тамм, Риин — Риин Тамм эст. Riin Tamm … Википедия
Methotrexate — Amethopterin redirects here. Not to be confused with aminopterin. Methotrexate Systematic ( … Wikipedia