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Descriptor in English: Nitrosamines
Descriptor in Spanish: Nitrosaminas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Nitrosaminas
Descriptor in French: Nitrosamines
Tree number(s): D02.654.442
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 UI: 9788
Descriptor UI: D009602
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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