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Descriptor in English: Manganese
Descriptor in Spanish: Manganeso
Descriptor in Portuguese: Manganês
Descriptor in French: Manganèse
Tree number(s): D01.268.556.484
D01.268.956.374
D01.552.544.484
SP4.097.063.924
Scope note: A trace element with atomic symbol Mn, atomic number 25, and atomic weight 54.94. It is concentrated in cell mitochondria, mostly in the pituitary gland, liver, pancreas, kidney, and bone, influences the synthesis of mucopolysaccharides, stimulates hepatic synthesis of cholesterol and fatty acids, and is a cofactor in many enzymes, including arginase and alkaline phosphatase in the liver. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual 1992, p2035)
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
DF deficiency
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS UI: 8517
Descriptor UI: D008345
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Manganese - Preferred
Concept UI M0012987
Scope note A trace element with atomic symbol Mn, atomic number 25, and atomic weight 54.94. It is concentrated in cell mitochondria, mostly in the pituitary gland, liver, pancreas, kidney, and bone, influences the synthesis of mucopolysaccharides, stimulates hepatic synthesis of cholesterol and fatty acids, and is a cofactor in many enzymes, including arginase and alkaline phosphatase in the liver. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual 1992, p2035)
Preferred term Manganese



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