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Descriptor English: Oxidants
Descriptor Spanish: Oxidantes
Descriptor Portuguese: Oxidantes
Descriptor French: Oxydants
Entry term(s): Agent, Oxidizing
Agents, Oxidizing
Oxidant
Oxidizing Agent
Oxidizing Agents
Tree number(s): D27.720.642
D27.888.569.540
SP4.097.135.164.635
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016877
Scope note: Electron-accepting molecules in chemical reactions in which electrons are transferred from one molecule to another (OXIDATION-REDUCTION).
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
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
Previous Indexing: Oxidation-Reduction (1966-1991)
Public MeSH Note: 92
History Note: 92
Related: Antioxidants MeSH
DeCS ID: 29916
Unique ID: D016877
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/05/02
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Oxidants - Preferred
Concept UI M0025681
Scope note Electron-accepting molecules in chemical reactions in which electrons are transferred from one molecule to another (OXIDATION-REDUCTION).
Preferred term Oxidants
Entry term(s) Agent, Oxidizing
Agents, Oxidizing
Oxidant
Oxidizing Agent
Oxidizing Agents



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