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Humic Substances MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Humic Substances
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.444
D02.455.426.559.389.657.377
D20.721.500
Unique ID
D006812
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006812
Scope Note
Organic matter in a state of advanced decay, after passing through the stages of COMPOST and PEAT and before becoming lignite (COAL). It is composed of a heterogenous mixture of compounds including phenolic radicals and acids that polymerize and are not easily separated nor analyzed. (E.A. Ghabbour & G. Davies, eds. Humic Substances, 2001).
Entry Term(s)
Humic Acid
Humic Acids
Humic Substance
Sodium Huminate
Pharm Action
Chelating Agents
Registry Number
0
Related Numbers
1415-93-6
Public MeSH Note
2005; see HUMIC ACIDS 1963-2004
History Note
2005(1963)
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Humic Substances Preferred
Sodium Huminate Narrower
Humic Acids Narrower
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