4-aminosalicylic acid, commonly known as PAS, is an antibiotic used to treat tuberculosis. This organic compound has also been use since the 1940s for the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases, where it has shown greater potency in ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. It is thought to act via NF-κB inhibition and free radical scavenging. 5-Aminosalicylic acid, sold under the name mesalazine, is a closely related compound that also has medical uses.
The numerical value of 4-aminosalicylic acid in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of 4-aminosalicylic acid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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