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Descriptor English: Sulfur
Descriptor Spanish: Azufre
Descriptor Portuguese: Enxofre
Descriptor French: Soufre
Entry term(s): Sulfur 16
Sulfur-16
Tree number(s): D01.268.185.900
SP4.097.063.814
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013455
Scope note: An element that is a member of the chalcogen family. It has an atomic symbol S, atomic number 16, and atomic weight [32.059; 32.076]. It is found in the amino acids cysteine and methionine.
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
Registry Number: 70FD1KFU70
CAS Type 1 Name: Sulfur
Related: Sulfur Isotopes MeSH
Sulfur Radioisotopes MeSH
DeCS ID: 13843
Unique ID: D013455
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/05
Sulfur - Preferred
Concept UI M0020797
Scope note An element that is a member of the chalcogen family. It has an atomic symbol S, atomic number 16, and atomic weight [32.059; 32.076]. It is found in the amino acids cysteine and methionine.
Preferred term Sulfur
Entry term(s) Sulfur 16
Sulfur-16



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