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Descriptor English: Bee Venoms
Descriptor Spanish: Venenos de Abeja
Descriptor Portuguese: Venenos de Abelha
Descriptor French: Venins d'abeille
Entry term(s): Apis Venoms
Apitoxin
Bee Venom
Honeybee Venom
Honeybee Venoms
Venom, Bee
Venom, Honeybee
Venoms, Apis
Venoms, Bee
Venoms, Honeybee
Tree number(s): D20.888.065.115
D23.946.833.065.115
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001514
Scope note: Toxins obtained from Apis mellifera (honey bee) and related species. They contain various enzymes, polypeptide toxins, and other substances, some of which are allergenic or immunogenic or both. These venoms were formerly used in rheumatism to stimulate the pituitary-adrenal system.
Annotation: /antag permitted but consider also ANTIVENINS; /ther use: coordinate with APITHERAPY
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
EN enzymology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Bees (1966-1977)
Venoms (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 1533
Unique ID: D001514
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Bee Venoms - Preferred
Concept UI M0002274
Scope note Toxins obtained from Apis mellifera (honey bee) and related species. They contain various enzymes, polypeptide toxins, and other substances, some of which are allergenic or immunogenic or both. These venoms were formerly used in rheumatism to stimulate the pituitary-adrenal system.
Preferred term Bee Venoms
Entry term(s) Apis Venoms
Bee Venom
Venom, Bee
Venoms, Apis
Venoms, Bee
Apitoxin - Narrower
Concept UI M0002273
Preferred term Apitoxin
Entry term(s) Honeybee Venom
Honeybee Venoms
Venom, Honeybee
Venoms, Honeybee



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