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Penicillamine

3-Mercapto-D-valine. The most characteristic degradation product of the penicillin antibiotics. It is used as an antirheumatic and as a chelating agent in Wilson's disease.

Year introduced: 1964(1963)

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Tree Number(s): D02.886.030.786, D12.125.166.786

MeSH Unique ID: D010396

Registry Number: GNN1DV99GX

Entry Terms:

  • Mercaptovaline
  • D-Penicillamine
  • D Penicillamine
  • Dimethylcysteine
  • beta,beta-Dimethylcysteine
  • beta,beta Dimethylcysteine
  • D-3-Mercaptovaline
  • D 3 Mercaptovaline
  • Metalcaptase
  • Cuprimine
  • Copper Penicillaminate
  • Penicillaminate, Copper
  • Cuprenil

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