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Descriptor in English: Naphthols
Descriptor in Spanish: Naftoles
Descriptor in Portuguese: Naftóis
Descriptor in French: Naphtols
Entry term(s): Hydroxynaphthalenes
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.847.638.638
D04.615.638.638
Scope note: Naphthalene derivatives carrying one or more hydroxyl (-OH) groups at any ring position. They are often used in dyes and pigments, as antioxidants for rubber, fats, and oils, as insecticides, in pharmaceuticals, and in numerous other applications.
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: 73(72)
DeCS UI: 9476
Descriptor UI: D009284
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Naphthols - Preferred
Concept UI M0014462
Scope note Naphthalene derivatives carrying one or more hydroxyl (-OH) groups at any ring position. They are often used in dyes and pigments, as antioxidants for rubber, fats, and oils, as insecticides, in pharmaceuticals, and in numerous other applications.
Preferred term Naphthols
Entry term(s) Hydroxynaphthalenes



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