Azathioprine

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Abstract

Azathioprine is a synthetic purine analog that is metabolized in the liver to 6-mercaptopurine, which is subsequently converted to a number of active metabolites.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntraocular Inflammation
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Chapter22
Pages309-314
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)978-3-540-75387-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • pharmacokinetics
  • immunosuppressive action
  • uveitis

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    Smith, J. (2016). Azathioprine. In Intraocular Inflammation (pp. 309-314). Springer Berlin Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-75387-2