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Descriptor English: Octanes
Descriptor Spanish: Octanos
Descriptor Portuguese: Octanos
Descriptor French: Octanes
Entry term(s): Isooctanes
Tree number(s): D02.455.326.146.720
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009795
Scope note: Eight-carbon saturated hydrocarbon group of the methane series. Include isomers and derivatives.
Annotation: does not include octenes ( = ALKENES), octadienes ( = ALKADIENES), octatrienes or octatetraenes ( = POLYENES)
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: Alkanes (1966-1977)
Hydrocarbons (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 9980
Unique ID: D009795
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/20
Revision Date: 1992/05/19
Octanes - Preferred
Concept UI M0015209
Scope note Eight-carbon saturated hydrocarbon group of the methane series. Include isomers and derivatives.
Preferred term Octanes
Isooctanes - Narrower
Concept UI M0015208
Preferred term Isooctanes



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