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Descriptor English: Benzopyrenes
Descriptor Spanish: Benzopirenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Benzopirenos
Descriptor French: Benzopyrènes
Entry term(s): Benzpyrene
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.847.799.306
D04.615.799.306
SP4.097.036.619
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001580
Scope note: A class of chemicals that contain an anthracene ring with a naphthalene ring attached to it.
Annotation: do not confuse with BENZOPYRANS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
DeCS ID: 1604
Unique ID: D001580
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Benzopyrenes - Preferred
Concept UI M0002369
Scope note A class of chemicals that contain an anthracene ring with a naphthalene ring attached to it.
Preferred term Benzopyrenes
Benzpyrene - Narrower
Concept UI M0002370
Preferred term Benzpyrene



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