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Descriptor English: Nitrosamines
Descriptor Spanish: Nitrosaminas
Descriptor Portuguese: Nitrosaminas
Descriptor French: Nitrosamines
Tree number(s): D02.654.442
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009602
Scope note: A class of compounds that contain a -NH2 and a -NO radical. Many members of this group have carcinogenic and mutagenic properties.
Annotation: carcinogens
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
DeCS ID: 9788
Unique ID: D009602
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: 1999/11/03
Nitrosamines - Preferred
Concept UI M0014920
Scope note A class of compounds that contain a -NH2 and a -NO radical. Many members of this group have carcinogenic and mutagenic properties.
Preferred term Nitrosamines



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