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Descriptor English: Methylcholanthrene
Descriptor Spanish: Metilcolantreno
Descriptor Portuguese: Metilcolantreno
Descriptor French: 1,2-Dihydro-méthyl-benzo[j]acéanthrylène
Entry term(s): 20 Methylcholanthrene
20-Methylcholanthrene
3 Methylcholanthrene
3-Methylcholanthrene
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.847.149.500
D04.615.149.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008748
Scope note: A carcinogen that is often used in experimental cancer studies.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
Registry Number: 56-49-5
CAS Type 1 Name: Benz(j)aceanthrylene, 1,2-dihydro-3-methyl-
DeCS ID: 8932
Unique ID: D008748
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: 2013/07/08
Methylcholanthrene - Preferred
Concept UI M0013624
Scope note A carcinogen that is often used in experimental cancer studies.
Preferred term Methylcholanthrene
3-Methylcholanthrene - Narrower
Concept UI M0013622
Preferred term 3-Methylcholanthrene
Entry term(s) 20 Methylcholanthrene
20-Methylcholanthrene
3 Methylcholanthrene



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