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Descriptor English: Neurotoxins
Descriptor Spanish: Neurotoxinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Neurotoxinas
Descriptor French: Neurotoxines
Entry term(s): Alpha Neurotoxin
Alpha Neurotoxins
Alpha-Neurotoxin
Alpha-Neurotoxins
Excitatory Neurotoxin
Excitatory Neurotoxins
Excitotoxin
Excitotoxins
Neurotoxin
Neurotoxin, Excitatory
Neurotoxins, Excitatory
Tree number(s): D27.888.569.504
SP4.046.457.773.957
SP4.102.072.092.778.559
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009498
Scope note: Toxic substances from microorganisms, plants or animals that interfere with the functions of the nervous system. Most venoms contain neurotoxic substances. Myotoxins are included in this concept.
Annotation: /antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS; coordinate IM with toxin or venom heading which is the source of the neurotoxin (IM or NIM); do not use for neurotoxicity of various chemicals & drugs ( = NERVOUS SYSTEM /drug eff or specific nervous system term /drug eff or nervous system disease heading /chem ind + Category D term /adv eff-pois-tox)
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
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
Previous Indexing: Toxins (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
Related: Neurotransmitter Agents MeSH
DeCS ID: 9687
Unique ID: D009498
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Neurotoxins - Preferred
Concept UI M0014777
Scope note Toxic substances from microorganisms, plants or animals that interfere with the functions of the nervous system. Most venoms contain neurotoxic substances. Myotoxins are included in this concept.
Preferred term Neurotoxins
Entry term(s) Neurotoxin
Alpha-Neurotoxins - Narrower
Concept UI M0014775
Preferred term Alpha-Neurotoxins
Entry term(s) Alpha Neurotoxin
Alpha Neurotoxins
Alpha-Neurotoxin
Excitotoxins - Narrower
Concept UI M0014776
Preferred term Excitotoxins
Entry term(s) Excitatory Neurotoxin
Excitatory Neurotoxins
Excitotoxin
Neurotoxin, Excitatory
Neurotoxins, Excitatory



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