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Descriptor English: Dimethyldithiocarbamate
Descriptor Spanish: Dimetilditiocarbamato
Descriptor Portuguese: Dimetilditiocarbamato
Descriptor French: Diméthyl-dithiocarbamate
Tree number(s): D02.241.081.251.869.210
D02.886.706.175
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004125
Scope note: A chemical that acts as a dopamine beta-hydroxylase inhibitor. Its salts are agricultural fungicides. It is inferior to diethyldithiocarbamate as a chelating agent.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
Previous Indexing: Thiocarbamates (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under THIOCARBAMATES 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under THIOCARBAMATES 1975-90
DeCS ID: 4174
Unique ID: D004125
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 1993/06/04
Dimethyldithiocarbamate - Preferred
Concept UI M0006461
Scope note A chemical that acts as a dopamine beta-hydroxylase inhibitor. Its salts are agricultural fungicides. It is inferior to diethyldithiocarbamate as a chelating agent.
Preferred term Dimethyldithiocarbamate



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