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Descriptor in English: Cations
Descriptor in Spanish: Cationes
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cátions
Descriptor in French: Cations
Tree number(s): D01.248.497.300
Scope note: Positively charged atoms, radicals or groups of atoms which travel to the cathode or negative pole during electrolysis.
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; avoid as too general: prefer specifics
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
History Note: 78
DeCS UI: 2451
Descriptor UI: D002412
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2004/07/19
Cations - Preferred
Concept UI M0003681
Scope note Positively charged atoms, radicals or groups of atoms which travel to the cathode or negative pole during electrolysis.
Preferred term Cations



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