Descriptor English: Hydroxyl Radical
Descriptor Spanish: Radical Hidroxilo
Descriptor radical hidroxilo
Scope note: El radical univalente OH. Este radical es un potente agente oxidante.
Descriptor Portuguese: Radical Hidroxila
Descriptor French: Radical hydroxyle
Tree number(s): D01.045.250.357
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The univalent radical OH. Hydroxyl radical is a potent oxidizing agent.
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: Oxidants
Registry Number: 3352-57-6
CAS Type 1 Name: Hydroxyl
Previous Indexing: Hydroxides (1978-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94; HYDROXYL RADICAL was indexed under HYDROXIDES 1978-93
Online Note: use HYDROXYL RADICAL (NM) to search HYDROXYL RADICAL 1980-93
History Note: 94; was HYDROXYL RADICAL (NM) 1978-93
DeCS ID: 31398
Unique ID: D017665
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/03
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Hydroxyl Radical - Preferred
Concept UI M0026720
Scope note The univalent radical OH. Hydroxyl radical is a potent oxidizing agent.
Preferred term Hydroxyl Radical

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