mercaptopurine

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mercaptopurine:

see metabolitemetabolite,
organic compound that is a starting material in, an intermediate in, or an end product of metabolism. Starting materials are substances, usually small and of simple structure, absorbed by the organism as food. These include the vitamins and essential amino acids.
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Teva and GSK will share gross profits from the sale of Purinethol going forward at rates that may vary according to the terms of the agreement.
6-mercaptopurine (6-MP,) Purinethol, Puri-Nethol (GSK/Teva)
The products to be divested are Alkeran (excluding US), Kemadrin, Lanvis, Leukeran, Myleran, Purinethol, Septrin and Trandate.