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Descriptor English:   Metals, Alkali 
Descriptor Spanish:   Metales Alcalinos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Metais Alcalinos 
Synonyms English:   Alkali Metals
Elements, Group 1
Group 1 Elements  
Tree Number:   D01.268.549
Definition English:   Metals that constitute group 1(formerly group Ia) of the periodic table. They are the most strongly electropositive of the metals. Note that HYDROGEN is not considered an alkali metal even though it falls under the group 1 heading in the periodic table. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse with METALS, ALKALINE EARTH; GEN: prefer specifics
History Note English:   76; was NON MESH before 1976 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   8848 
Unique Identifier:   D008672 

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