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"Paclitaxel" 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.

MeSH information
A cyclodecane isolated from the bark of the Pacific yew tree, TAXUS BREVIFOLIA. It stabilizes MICROTUBULES in their polymerized form leading to cell death.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Paclitaxel" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Paclitaxel" was a major or minor topic of these publication.