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Descriptor in English: Sulfoxides
Descriptor in Spanish: Sulfóxidos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sulfóxidos
Descriptor in French: Sulfoxydes
Tree number(s): D02.886.640
Scope note: Organic compounds that have the general formula R-SO-R. They are obtained by oxidation of mercaptans (analogous to the ketones). (From Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 4th ed)
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
History Note: 66
DeCS UI: 13842
Descriptor UI: D013454
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1993/06/04
Sulfoxides - Preferred
Concept UI M0020796
Scope note Organic compounds that have the general formula R-SO-R. They are obtained by oxidation of mercaptans (analogous to the ketones). (From Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 4th ed)
Preferred term Sulfoxides



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