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Descriptor in English: Curium
Descriptor in Spanish: Curio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cúrio
Descriptor in French: Curium
Tree number(s): D01.268.271.100.175
D01.268.556.200
D01.496.749.305.100.175
D01.552.020.272
D01.552.544.200
Scope note: A radioactive actinide with atomic symbol Cm, and atomic number 96. Thirteen curium isotopes have been produced with mass numbers ranging from 238-250. Its valence can be +3 or +4. It is intensely radioactive and decays by alpha-emission.
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: 29343
Descriptor UI: D003476
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/25
Curium - Preferred
Concept UI M0005424
Scope note A radioactive actinide with atomic symbol Cm, and atomic number 96. Thirteen curium isotopes have been produced with mass numbers ranging from 238-250. Its valence can be +3 or +4. It is intensely radioactive and decays by alpha-emission.
Preferred term Curium



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