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Descriptor English: Acetonitriles
Descriptor Spanish: Acetonitrilos
Descriptor Portuguese: Acetonitrilas
Descriptor French: Acétonitriles
Entry term(s): Cyanide, Methyl
Cyanides, Methyl
Cyanomethane
Cyanomethanes
Ethane Nitriles
Methyl Cyanide
Methyl Cyanides
Nitriles, Ethane
Tree number(s): D02.626.080
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000097
Scope note: Compounds in which a methyl group is attached to the cyano moiety.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Nitriles (1969-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
History Note: 75
DeCS ID: 104
Unique ID: D000097
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1975/09/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Acetonitriles - Preferred
Concept UI M0000143
Scope note Compounds in which a methyl group is attached to the cyano moiety.
Preferred term Acetonitriles
Entry term(s) Cyanide, Methyl
Cyanides, Methyl
Cyanomethane
Cyanomethanes
Ethane Nitriles
Methyl Cyanide
Methyl Cyanides
Nitriles, Ethane



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