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Descriptor in English: Toxins, Biological
Descriptor in Spanish: Toxinas Biológicas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Toxinas Biológicas
Descriptor in French: Toxines biologiques
Entry term(s): Biological Toxins
Tree number(s): D23.946
Scope note: Specific, characterizable, poisonous chemicals, often PROTEINS, with specific biological properties, including immunogenicity, produced by microbes, higher plants (PLANTS, TOXIC), or ANIMALS.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics; /antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
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
History Note: 2006(1966)
See also the descriptors: Antidotes MeSH
Antitoxins MeSH
Noxae MeSH
Toxoids MeSH
DeCS UI: 14511
Descriptor UI: D014118
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Toxins, Biological - Preferred
Concept UI M0021724
Scope note Specific, characterizable, poisonous chemicals, often PROTEINS, with specific biological properties, including immunogenicity, produced by microbes, higher plants (PLANTS, TOXIC), or ANIMALS.
Preferred term Toxins, Biological
Entry term(s) Biological Toxins



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