Medical Definition of Thioinosine

1. 9-beta-d-ribofuranosyl-9h-purine-6-thiol. Sulfhydryl analog of inosine that inhibits nucleoside transport across erythrocyte plasma membranes, and has immunosuppressive properties. It has been used similarly to mercaptopurine in the treatment of leukaemia. Pharmacological action: antimetabolites, antimetabolites, antineoplastic, immunosuppressive agents. Chemical name: Inosine, 6-thio- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thioinosine

thioglycolic
thioglycolic acid
thioglycollate
thioglycollates
thioglycoside
thioglycosides
thioguanine
thiohemiacetal
thiohemiacetals
thiohemiketal
thiohydantoin
thiohydantoins
thioic
thioic acid
thioimidate
thioinosine (current term)
thioketal
thioketals
thioketone
thioketones
thiokinase
thiol
thiol-dependent peroxidase
thiol activated haemolysins
thiol beta-lactamase
thiol endopeptidase
thiol enzyme
thiol ester
thiol proteinase
thiolactam

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