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Descriptor in English: Chromium
Descriptor in Spanish: Cromo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cromo
Descriptor in French: Chrome
Tree number(s): D01.268.556.175
D01.268.956.124
D01.552.544.175
SP4.097.063.874
Scope note: A trace element that plays a role in glucose metabolism. It has the atomic symbol Cr, atomic number 24, and atomic weight 52. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP85-002,1985), chromium and some of its compounds have been listed as known carcinogens.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
DF deficiency
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
See also the descriptors: Chromium Isotopes MeSH
Chromium Radioisotopes MeSH
DeCS UI: 2906
Descriptor UI: D002857
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Chromium - Preferred
Concept UI M0004385
Scope note A trace element that plays a role in glucose metabolism. It has the atomic symbol Cr, atomic number 24, and atomic weight 52. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP85-002,1985), chromium and some of its compounds have been listed as known carcinogens.
Preferred term Chromium



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