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Descriptor English: Nitrosation
Descriptor Spanish: Nitrosación
Descriptor Portuguese: Nitrosação
Descriptor French: Nitrosation
Entry term(s): Nitrosations
Tree number(s): G02.111.595
G02.607.598
G03.558
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015538
Scope note: Conversion into nitroso compounds. An example is the reaction of nitrites with amino compounds to form carcinogenic N-nitrosamines.
Annotation: almost never IM; enzymatic nitrosation: coord NIM with NITRATES (IM) + substrate (NIM)
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Nitrates (1966-1989)
Nitrites (1966-1989)
Nitrosamines (1966-1989)
Nitroso Compounds (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note: 90
History Note: 90
DeCS ID: 24799
Unique ID: D015538
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Date Established: 1990/01/01
Date of Entry: 1989/06/19
Revision Date: 2016/06/30
Nitrosation - Preferred
Concept UI M0023904
Scope note Conversion into nitroso compounds. An example is the reaction of nitrites with amino compounds to form carcinogenic N-nitrosamines.
Preferred term Nitrosation
Entry term(s) Nitrosations



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