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Chemical Auranofin

Name Auranofin
CAS Type 1 Name Gold, (1-thio-beta-D-glucopyranose 2,3,4,6-tetraacetato-S)(triethylphosphine)-
Equivalent Terms Auranofin Recordati Brand | Auranofin Robapharm Brand | Auranofin Rubio Brand | Auranofin Yamanouchi Brand | Crisinor | Recordati Brand of Auranofin | Ridaura | Ridauran | Robapharm Brand of Auranofin | Rubio Brand of Auranofin | SK&F39162 | SK&F 39162 | SK&F-39162 | SK&F D 39162 | SmithKline Beecham Brand of Auranofin | Yamanouchi Brand of Auranofin
CAS Registry Number 34031-32-8
Definition An oral chrysotherapeutic agent for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Its exact mechanism of action is unknown, but it is believed to act via immunological mechanisms and alteration of lysosomal enzyme activity. Its efficacy is slightly less than that of injected gold salts, but it is better tolerated, and side effects which occur are potentially less serious.
Structure Auranofin
Curator Note For additional curated data about gold, please also see Gold and its chemical descendants.
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MeSH® ID D001310
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