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Manganese MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Manganese
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.556.484
D01.268.956.374
D01.552.544.484
Unique ID
D008345
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008345
Scope Note
A trace element with atomic symbol Mn, atomic number 25, and atomic weight 54.94. It is concentrated in cell mitochondria, mostly in the pituitary gland, liver, pancreas, kidney, and bone, influences the synthesis of mucopolysaccharides, stimulates hepatic synthesis of cholesterol and fatty acids, and is a cofactor in many enzymes, including arginase and alkaline phosphatase in the liver. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual 1992, p2035)
Pharm Action
Trace Elements
Related Numbers
7439-96-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Manganese
Entry Combination
poisoning:Manganese Poisoning
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Manganese Preferred
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