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Descriptor in English: Californium
Descriptor in Spanish: Californio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Califórnio
Descriptor in French: Californium
Tree number(s): D01.268.271.100.150
D01.268.556.156
D01.496.749.305.100.150
D01.552.020.200
D01.552.544.156
Scope note: A man-made radioactive actinide with atomic symbol Cf, atomic number 98, and atomic weight 251. Its valence can be +2 or +3. Californium has medical use as a radiation source for radiotherapy.
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
DeCS UI: 29331
Descriptor UI: D002142
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/24
Californium - Preferred
Concept UI M0003203
Scope note A man-made radioactive actinide with atomic symbol Cf, atomic number 98, and atomic weight 251. Its valence can be +2 or +3. Californium has medical use as a radiation source for radiotherapy.
Preferred term Californium



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