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Descriptor English: Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Descriptor Spanish: Bifenilos Policlorados
Descriptor bifenilos policlorados
Entry term(s) PCB
PCBs
bifenilo policlorado
compuestos de policlorobifenilo
policlorobifenilos
Scope note: Productos industriales que constan de una mezcla de congéneres e isómeros de bifenilo clorados. Estos compuestos son muy lipofílicos y tienden a acumularse en los depósitos grasos de los ANIMALES. Se considera que mucho de estos compuestos son tóxicos y CONTAMINANTES AMBIENTALES potenciales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Bifenilos Policlorados
Descriptor French: Polychlorobiphényles
Entry term(s): Biphenyl, Polychlorinated
Biphenyls, Polychlorinated
Compounds, Polychlorobiphenyl
PCBs
Polychlorinated Biphenyl
Polychlorobiphenyl Compounds
Tree number(s): D02.309.750
D02.455.426.559.389.185.698
D02.455.526.439.773
SP4.097.039.739.460
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011078
Scope note: Industrial products consisting of a mixture of chlorinated biphenyl congeners and isomers. These compounds are highly lipophilic and tend to accumulate in fat stores of animals. Many of these compounds are considered toxic and potential environmental pollutants.
Annotation: "yusho poisoning": see note on RICE
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
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
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Environmental Pollutants
Registry Number: DFC2HB4I0K
Previous Indexing: Biphenyl Compounds (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 92; was POLYCHLOROBIPHENYL COMPOUNDS 1973-91
Online Note: use POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS to search POLYCHLOROBIPHENYL COMPOUNDS 1971-91 (as Prov 1971-72)
History Note: 92; was POLYCHLOROBIPHENYL COMPOUNDS 1971-91 (Prov 1971-72)
DeCS ID: 30406
Unique ID: D011078
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Polychlorinated Biphenyls - Preferred
Concept UI M0017159
Scope note Industrial products consisting of a mixture of chlorinated biphenyl congeners and isomers. These compounds are highly lipophilic and tend to accumulate in fat stores of animals. Many of these compounds are considered toxic and potential environmental pollutants.
Preferred term Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Entry term(s) Biphenyl, Polychlorinated
Biphenyls, Polychlorinated
Compounds, Polychlorobiphenyl
PCBs
Polychlorinated Biphenyl
Polychlorobiphenyl Compounds



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