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Descriptor in English: Ammonium Compounds
Descriptor in Spanish: Compuestos de Amonio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Compostos de Amônio
Descriptor in French: Composés d'ammonium
Entry term(s): Ammonium
Tree number(s): D01.625.062
Scope note: Inorganic compounds that include a positively charged tetrahedral nitrogen (ammonium ion) as part of their structure. This class of compounds includes a broad variety of simple ammonium salts and derivatives.
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
History Note: 2014; use QUATERNARY AMMONIUM COMPOUNDS 2006-2013
DeCS UI: 55232
Descriptor UI: D064751
Date Established: 2014/01/01
Date of Entry: 2013/07/08
Ammonium Compounds - Preferred
Concept UI M0000985
Scope note Inorganic compounds that include a positively charged tetrahedral nitrogen (ammonium ion) as part of their structure. This class of compounds includes a broad variety of simple ammonium salts and derivatives.
Preferred term Ammonium Compounds
Ammonium - Narrower
Concept UI M0000984
Preferred term Ammonium



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