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Descriptor English: Toxicogenetics
Descriptor Spanish: Toxicogenética
Descriptor Portuguese: Toxicogenética
Descriptor French: Toxicogénétique
Entry term(s): Toxicogenomics
Tree number(s): H01.158.273.343.900
H01.158.891.850
H02.884.850
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D043922
Scope note: The study of existing genetic knowledge, and the generation of new genetic data, to understand and thus avoid DRUG TOXICITY and adverse effects from toxic substances from the environment.
Annotation: specialty; prefer specific drug or toxic substance and specific genetic aspect
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Pharmacogenetics (1993-2003)
Toxicology (1993-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004; see PHARMACOGENETICS 2003; for TOXICOGENOMICS see PHARMACOGENETICS 2003
History Note: 2004; use PHARMACOGENETICS 2003; for TOXICOGENOMICS use PHARMACOGENETICS 2003
DeCS ID: 38362
Unique ID: D043922
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2015/06/10
Toxicogenetics - Preferred
Concept UI M0424731
Scope note The study of existing genetic knowledge, and the generation of new genetic data, to understand and thus avoid DRUG TOXICITY and adverse effects from toxic substances from the environment.
Preferred term Toxicogenetics
Toxicogenomics - Narrower
Concept UI M0424730
Scope note The collection, interpretation and storage of information about gene and protein activity in order to identify toxic substances in the environment and those populations at greatest risk to environmental diseases.
Preferred term Toxicogenomics



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