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Tetrodotoxin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tetrodotoxin
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.786.910
D23.946.580.910
Unique ID
D013779
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013779
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS
Scope Note
An aminoperhydroquinazoline poison found mainly in the liver and ovaries of fishes in the order TETRAODONTIFORMES, which are eaten. The toxin causes paresthesia and paralysis through interference with neuromuscular conduction.
Entry Term(s)
Fugu Toxin
Tarichatoxin
Tetradotoxin
Pharm Action
Anesthetics, Local
Poisons
Sodium Channel Blockers
Registry Number
4368-28-9
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/01
Tetrodotoxin Preferred
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