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Descriptor English: Mutagens
Descriptor Spanish: Mutágenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Mutagênicos
Descriptor French: Mutagènes
Entry term(s): Clastogen
Clastogens
Genotoxin
Genotoxins
Mutagen
Tree number(s): D27.888.569.468
SP4.102.072.092.773.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009153
Scope note: Chemical agents that increase the rate of genetic mutation by interfering with the function of nucleic acids. A clastogen is a specific mutagen that causes breaks in chromosomes.
Annotation: consider also MUTATION
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
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(65)
Related: Alkylating Agents MeSH
DNA Adducts MeSH
Mutagenesis MeSH
DeCS ID: 9345
Unique ID: D009153
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: 2020/05/27
Mutagens - Preferred
Concept UI M0014274
Scope note Chemical agents that increase the rate of genetic mutation by interfering with the function of nucleic acids. A clastogen is a specific mutagen that causes breaks in chromosomes.
Preferred term Mutagens
Entry term(s) Genotoxin
Genotoxins
Mutagen
Clastogens - Narrower
Concept UI M0014273
Preferred term Clastogens
Entry term(s) Clastogen



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