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Descriptor in English: Neonicotinoids
Descriptor in Spanish: Neonicotinoides
Descriptor in Portuguese: Neonicotinoides
Descriptor in French: Néonicotinoïdes
Entry term(s): Neonicotinoid
Tree number(s): D03.383.464
Scope note: A class of insecticides that are structurally similar to NICOTINE and have physiologically similar effects as agonists of NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTORS, but are less toxic to vertebrates. They are widely used in agriculture.
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: 2018
DeCS UI: 56978
Descriptor UI: D000073943
Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/11
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Neonicotinoids - Preferred
Concept UI M000625057
Scope note A class of insecticides that are structurally similar to NICOTINE and have physiologically similar effects as agonists of NICOTINIC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTORS, but are less toxic to vertebrates. They are widely used in agriculture.
Preferred term Neonicotinoids
Entry term(s) Neonicotinoid



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