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Descriptor English: Fluoresceins
Descriptor Spanish: Fluoresceínas
Descriptor Portuguese: Fluoresceínas
Descriptor French: Fluorescéines
Entry term(s): Tetraiodofluorescein
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.779.347
D03.633.300.953.275
D04.711.347
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005452
Scope note: A family of spiro(isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-(9H)xanthen)-3-one derivatives. These are used as dyes, as indicators for various metals, and as fluorescent labels in immunoassays.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Pharm Action: Fluorescent Dyes
DeCS ID: 5584
Unique ID: D005452
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Fluoresceins - Preferred
Concept UI M0008602
Scope note A family of spiro(isobenzofuran-1(3H),9'-(9H)xanthen)-3-one derivatives. These are used as dyes, as indicators for various metals, and as fluorescent labels in immunoassays.
Preferred term Fluoresceins
Tetraiodofluorescein - Narrower
Concept UI M0007728
Preferred term Tetraiodofluorescein



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