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Descriptor English: Berkelium
Descriptor Spanish: Berkelio
Descriptor Portuguese: Berkélio
Descriptor French: Berkélium
Tree number(s): D01.268.271.100.100
D01.268.556.075
D01.496.749.305.100.100
D01.552.020.150
D01.552.544.075
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001603
Scope note: A man-made radioactive actinide with atomic symbol Bk, atomic number 97, and atomic weight 247. Its valence can be +3 or +4. Twelve isotopes have been produced with mass numbers 240-251.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 2YQA718KUU
CAS Type 1 Name: Berkelium
DeCS ID: 29325
Unique ID: D001603
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/21
Berkelium - Preferred
Concept UI M0002400
Scope note A man-made radioactive actinide with atomic symbol Bk, atomic number 97, and atomic weight 247. Its valence can be +3 or +4. Twelve isotopes have been produced with mass numbers 240-251.
Preferred term Berkelium



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