"Coumarins" 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.
Synthetic or naturally occurring substances related to coumarin, the delta-lactone of coumarinic acid. The various coumarins have a wide range of proposed actions and uses including as ANTICOAGULANTS, pharmaceutical aids, indicators and reagents, photoreactive substances, and ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS.
- Benzopyran 2 ones
- 1,2 Benzo Pyrones
- 1,2 Benzopyrones
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Coumarins".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Coumarins".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Coumarins" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Coumarins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.