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Descriptor in English: Ruthenium
Descriptor in Spanish: Rutenio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Rutênio
Descriptor in French: Ruthénium
Tree number(s): D01.268.556.805
D01.268.956.812
D01.552.544.805
Scope note: A hard, brittle, grayish-white rare earth metal with an atomic symbol Ru, atomic number 44, and atomic weight 101.07. It is used as a catalyst and hardener for PLATINUM and PALLADIUM.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
DF deficiency
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS UI: 12801
Descriptor UI: D012428
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Ruthenium - Preferred
Concept UI M0019313
Scope note A hard, brittle, grayish-white rare earth metal with an atomic symbol Ru, atomic number 44, and atomic weight 101.07. It is used as a catalyst and hardener for PLATINUM and PALLADIUM.
Preferred term Ruthenium



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