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Ethyl Methanesulfonate MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Ethyl Methanesulfonate
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.146.100.050.500.300
D02.886.645.600.055.050.510.300
Unique ID
D005020
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005020
Scope Note
An antineoplastic agent with alkylating properties. It also acts as a mutagen by damaging DNA and is used experimentally for that effect.
Entry Term(s)
Ethyl Mesilate
Ethyl Mesylate
Ethylmesilate
Ethylmesylate
Ethylmethane Sulfonate
Pharm Action
Mutagens
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Related Numbers
62-50-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Methanesulfonic acid, ethyl ester
Previous Indexing
Alkanes (1966-1973)
Methane (1966-1973)
Methanesulfonates (1974)
Sulfonic Acids (1966-1973)
Public MeSH Note
80; was see under METHANESULFONATES 1975-79; ETHYLMESYLATE & MESILATE, ETHYL were see ETHYL METHANESULFONATE 1981-93; ETHYL MESILATE was see ETHYL METHANESULFONATE 1980-93
Online Note
use ETHYL METHANESULFONATE to search ETHYLMESYLATE & MESILATE, ETHYL 1981-93 and ETHYL MESILATE 1980-93
History Note
80(75); was see under METHANESULFONATES 1975-79; ETHYLMESYLATE & MESILATE, ETHYL were see ETHYL METHANESULFONATE 1981-93; ETHYL MESILATE was see ETHYL METHANESULFONATE 1980-93
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Ethyl Methanesulfonate Preferred
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