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Descriptor English: Azo Compounds
Descriptor Spanish: Compuestos Azo
Descriptor Portuguese: Compostos Azo
Descriptor French: Composés azoïques
Entry term(s): Azo Dye
Azo Dyes
Compounds, Azo
Dye, Azo
Dyes, Azo
Tree number(s): D02.172
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001391
Scope note: Organic chemicals where aryl or alkyl groups are joined by two nitrogen atoms through a double bond (R-N=N-R'; R and R' may be either aryl or alkyl). They may be used as DYES.
Annotation: do not confuse with AZA COMPOUNDS
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
Entry Version: AZO CPDS
DeCS ID: 1410
Unique ID: D001391
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Azo Compounds - Preferred
Concept UI M0002081
Scope note Organic chemicals where aryl or alkyl groups are joined by two nitrogen atoms through a double bond (R-N=N-R'; R and R' may be either aryl or alkyl). They may be used as DYES.
Preferred term Azo Compounds
Entry term(s) Compounds, Azo
Azo Dyes - Narrower
Concept UI M0588582
Preferred term Azo Dyes
Entry term(s) Azo Dye
Dye, Azo
Dyes, Azo



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