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Amphibian Venoms MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Amphibian Venoms
Tree Number(s)
D20.888.033
D23.946.833.033
Unique ID
D000664
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000664
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTIVENINS; /‌enzymol permitted; coord IM with specific amphibian (IM or NIM)
Scope Note
Venoms produced by frogs, toads, salamanders, etc. The venom glands are usually on the skin of the back and contain cardiotoxic glycosides, cholinolytics, and a number of other bioactive materials, many of which have been characterized. The venoms have been used as arrow poisons and include bufogenin, bufotoxin, bufagin, bufotalin, histrionicotoxins, and pumiliotoxin.
Entry Term(s)
Amphibian Venom
Frog Venom
Frog Venoms
Toad Venom
Toad Venoms
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QW 630.5.V4
Previous Indexing
Amphibia (1966-1977)
Venoms (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Amphibian Venoms Preferred
Frog Venoms Narrower
Toad Venom Narrower
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