"Cysteamine" 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.
A radiation-protective agent that oxidizes in air to form CYSTAMINE. It can be given intravenously or orally to treat radiation sickness. The bitartrate has been used for the oral treatment of nephropathic cystinosis.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Cysteamine".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Cysteamine".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cysteamine" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Cysteamine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.