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Descriptor in English: Ethers
Descriptor in Spanish: Éteres
Descriptor in Portuguese: Éteres
Descriptor in French: Éthers
Tree number(s): D02.355
SP4.097.036.664
Scope note: Organic compounds having two alkyl or aryl groups bonded to an oxygen atom, as in the formula R1–O–R2.
Annotation: do not confuse with ETHER
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
DeCS UI: 5043
Descriptor UI: D004987
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/23
Ethers - Preferred
Concept UI M0007828
Scope note Organic compounds having two alkyl or aryl groups bonded to an oxygen atom, as in the formula R1–O–R2.
Preferred term Ethers



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