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Descriptor English: Viologens
Descriptor Spanish: Viológenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Viologênios
Descriptor French: Viologènes
Entry term(s): Viologen
Tree number(s): D03.383.725.762.925
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014755
Scope note: A group of dipyridinium chloride derivatives that are used as oxidation-reduction indicators. The general formula is 1,1'-di-R-4,4'-bipyridinium chloride, where R = methyl, ethyl, benzyl or, betaine.
Annotation: oxidation-reduction indicators
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
Previous Indexing: Pyridinium Compounds (1968-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under PYRIDINIUM COMPOUNDS 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under PYRIDINIUM COMPOUNDS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 15159
Unique ID: D014755
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Viologens - Preferred
Concept UI M0022689
Scope note A group of dipyridinium chloride derivatives that are used as oxidation-reduction indicators. The general formula is 1,1'-di-R-4,4'-bipyridinium chloride, where R = methyl, ethyl, benzyl or, betaine.
Preferred term Viologens
Entry term(s) Viologen



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