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Lanthanum MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Lanthanum
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.558.362.500
D01.552.550.399.500
Unique ID
D007811
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007811
Scope Note
The prototypical element in the rare earth family of metals. It has the atomic symbol La, atomic number 57, and atomic weight 138.91. Lanthanide ion is used in experimental biology as a calcium antagonist; lanthanum oxide improves the optical properties of glass.
Related Numbers
7439-91-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Lanthanum
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/03
Lanthanum Preferred
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