CHEBI:77034 - mucolytic

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ChEBI Name mucolytic
Definition A compound that alters the structure of mucus so as to decrease its viscosity and thereby facilitate its removal by ciliary action and expectoration. Compare with antitussives, which suppress the cough reflex, and expectorants, which are considered to increase the volume of secretions in the respiratory tract, so facilitating their removal by ciliary action and coughing.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing mucolytic (CHEBI:77034) is a drug (CHEBI:23888)
Incoming N-acetyl-L-cysteinate (CHEBI:78236) has role mucolytic (CHEBI:77034)
N-acetyl-L-cysteine (CHEBI:28939) has role mucolytic (CHEBI:77034)
S-carboxymethyl-L-cysteine (CHEBI:16163) has role mucolytic (CHEBI:77034)
bromhexine (CHEBI:77032) has role mucolytic (CHEBI:77034)
bromhexine hydrochloride (CHEBI:31303) has role mucolytic (CHEBI:77034)
eprazinone (CHEBI:82716) has role mucolytic (CHEBI:77034)
eprazinone hydrochloride (CHEBI:31551) has role mucolytic (CHEBI:77034)
letosteine (CHEBI:88271) has role mucolytic (CHEBI:77034)
methyl L-cysteinate (CHEBI:41531) has role mucolytic (CHEBI:77034)
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Last Modified
06 June 2016