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Descriptor English: Photochemistry
Descriptor Spanish: Fotoquímica
Descriptor Portuguese: Fotoquímica
Descriptor French: Photochimie
Entry term(s): Photochemistries
Tree number(s): H01.181.529.711
SP4.097.135.144
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010777
Scope note: A branch of physical chemistry which studies chemical reactions, isomerization and physical behavior that may occur under the influence of visible and/or ultraviolet light.
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use PHOTOCHEMICAL PROCESSES or specifics treed under it for photochemical principles and processes
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Light (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 71
History Note: 71
Entry Version: PHOTOCHEM
DeCS ID: 10974
Unique ID: D010777
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1971/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/23
Photochemistry - Preferred
Concept UI M0016744
Scope note A branch of physical chemistry which studies chemical reactions, isomerization and physical behavior that may occur under the influence of visible and/or ultraviolet light.
Preferred term Photochemistry
Entry term(s) Photochemistries



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