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Descriptor English: Potassium Radioisotopes
Descriptor Spanish: Radioisótopos de Potasio
Descriptor Portuguese: Radioisótopos de Potássio
Descriptor French: Radio-isotopes du potassium
Entry term(s): Radioisotopes, Potassium
Tree number(s): D01.268.549.550.500.700
D01.268.557.575.500.700
D01.496.705.700
D01.496.749.690
D01.552.528.652.500.700
D01.552.547.650.500.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011197
Scope note: Unstable isotopes of potassium that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. K atoms with atomic weights 37, 38, 40, and 42-45 are radioactive potassium isotopes.
Annotation: for routine use as tracer, use no qualifiers
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Potassium Isotopes (1966-1974)
Radioisotopes (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 75
Online Note: search POTASSIUM ISOTOPES 1966-74
History Note: 75
DeCS ID: 11635
Unique ID: D011197
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: 2017/04/25
Potassium Radioisotopes - Preferred
Concept UI M0017386
Scope note Unstable isotopes of potassium that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. K atoms with atomic weights 37, 38, 40, and 42-45 are radioactive potassium isotopes.
Preferred term Potassium Radioisotopes
Entry term(s) Radioisotopes, Potassium



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