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Descriptor in English: Catechols
Descriptor in Spanish: Catecoles
Descriptor in Portuguese: Catecóis
Descriptor in French: Catéchols
Entry term(s): Pyrocatechols
o Dihydroxybenzenes
o-Dihydroxybenzenes
ortho Dihydroxybenzenes
ortho-Dihydroxybenzenes
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.389.657.166
Scope note: A group of 1,2-benzenediols that contain the general formula R-C6H5O2.
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
Online Note: use CATECHOLS to search CATECHOL 1966-74
History Note: 75; was CATECHOL 1963-74
DeCS UI: 2440
Descriptor UI: D002396
Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Catechols - Preferred
Concept UI M0003648
Scope note A group of 1,2-benzenediols that contain the general formula R-C6H5O2.
Preferred term Catechols
Entry term(s) Pyrocatechols
o Dihydroxybenzenes
o-Dihydroxybenzenes
ortho Dihydroxybenzenes
ortho-Dihydroxybenzenes



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