RCMI Coordinating Center (RCMI CC) Header Logo

Purines

"Purines" 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.

expand / collapse MeSH information
A series of heterocyclic compounds that are variously substituted in nature and are known also as purine bases. They include ADENINE and GUANINE, constituents of nucleic acids, as well as many alkaloids such as CAFFEINE and THEOPHYLLINE. Uric acid is the metabolic end product of purine metabolism.


expand / collapse publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Purines" by people in this website by year, and whether "Purines" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2006 and 2007 and 2013
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
RCMI CC is supported by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health (NIH), through Grant Number U24MD015970. The contents of this site are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH

For technical support please contact support