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Descriptor English: Sodium Cyanide
Descriptor Spanish: Cianuro de Sodio
Descriptor Portuguese: Cianeto de Sódio
Descriptor French: Cyanure de sodium
Entry term(s): Cyanide, Sodium
Cyanogran
Tree number(s): D01.625.400.100.875
D01.857.660
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012966
Scope note: A highly poisonous compound that is an inhibitor of many metabolic processes and is used as a test reagent for the function of chemoreceptors. It is also used in many industrial processes.
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
Pharm Action: Enzyme Inhibitors
Indicators and Reagents
Poisons
Registry Number: O5DDB9Z95G
CAS Type 1 Name: Sodium cyanide (Na(CN))
Previous Indexing: Cyanides (1966-1978)
Sodium (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CYANIDES 1979-90
History Note: 91(79); was see under CYANIDES 1979-90
DeCS ID: 13351
Unique ID: D012966
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/03/15
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Sodium Cyanide - Preferred
Concept UI M0020096
Scope note A highly poisonous compound that is an inhibitor of many metabolic processes and is used as a test reagent for the function of chemoreceptors. It is also used in many industrial processes.
Preferred term Sodium Cyanide
Entry term(s) Cyanide, Sodium
Cyanogran - Narrower
Concept UI M0373240
Preferred term Cyanogran



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