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Descriptor English: Brain Chemistry
Descriptor Spanish: Química Encefálica
Descriptor Portuguese: Química Encefálica
Descriptor French: Chimie du cerveau
Entry term(s): Brain Chemistries
Chemistries, Brain
Chemistry, Brain
Tree number(s): G02.111.150
G03.185
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001923
Scope note: Changes in the amounts of various chemicals (neurotransmitters, receptors, enzymes, and other metabolites) specific to the area of the central nervous system contained within the head. These are monitored over time, during sensory stimulation, or under different disease states.
Annotation: differentiate from BRAIN /metab; consider also /chem with specific parts of the brain but probably as NIM with BRAIN CHEMISTRY (IM) if site is merely locational & illustrative
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65
Entry Version: BRAIN CHEM
DeCS ID: 1949
Unique ID: D001923
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/02
Brain Chemistry - Preferred
Concept UI M0002869
Scope note Changes in the amounts of various chemicals (neurotransmitters, receptors, enzymes, and other metabolites) specific to the area of the central nervous system contained within the head. These are monitored over time, during sensory stimulation, or under different disease states.
Preferred term Brain Chemistry
Entry term(s) Brain Chemistries
Chemistries, Brain
Chemistry, Brain



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