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Descriptor English: Nitro Compounds
Descriptor Spanish: Nitrocompuestos
Descriptor Portuguese: Nitrocompostos
Descriptor French: Composés nitrés
Entry term(s): Nitrated Compounds
Tree number(s): D02.640
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009574
Scope note: Compounds having the nitro group, -NO2, attached to carbon. When attached to nitrogen they are nitramines and attached to oxygen they are NITRATES.
Annotation: do not confuse entry term NITRATED COMPOUNDS with NITRATES
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
Previous Indexing: specific compound containing nitro group (1971-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(71)
Entry Version: NITRO CPDS
DeCS ID: 9758
Unique ID: D009574
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Nitro Compounds - Preferred
Concept UI M0014885
Scope note Compounds having the nitro group, -NO2, attached to carbon. When attached to nitrogen they are nitramines and attached to oxygen they are NITRATES.
Preferred term Nitro Compounds
Nitrated Compounds - Narrower
Concept UI M0495066
Preferred term Nitrated Compounds



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