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Chromogenic Compounds MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chromogenic Compounds
Tree Number(s)
D27.720.233.174
D27.720.470.410.200
Unique ID
D002863
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002863
Scope Note
Colorless, endogenous or exogenous pigment precursors that may be transformed by biological mechanisms into colored compounds; used in biochemical assays and in diagnosis as indicators, especially in the form of enzyme substrates. Synonym: chromogens (not to be confused with pigment-synthesizing bacteria also called chromogens).
Entry Version
CHROMOGENIC CPDS
Entry Term(s)
Chromogenic Compound
Chromogenic Substrate
Chromogenic Substrates
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
81
History Note
81
Date Established
1981/01/01
Date of Entry
1980/04/02
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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