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Methyl Methanesulfonate MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Methyl Methanesulfonate
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.146.100.050.500.500
D02.886.645.600.055.050.510.500
Unique ID
D008741
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008741
Scope Note
An alkylating agent in cancer therapy that may also act as a mutagen by interfering with and causing damage to DNA.
Entry Term(s)
Dimethylsulfonate
Mesilate, Methyl
Methyl Mesylate
Methyl Methylenesulfonate
Methylmesilate
Methylmethane Sulfonate
Pharm Action
Mutagens
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Related Numbers
66-27-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Methanesulfonic acid, methyl 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; MESILATE, METHYL & METHYLMESYLATE were see METHYL METHANESULFONATE 1981-93; METHYL MESILATE was see METHYL METHANESULFONATE 1980-93
Online Note
use METHYL METHANESULFONATE to search MESILATE, METHYL & METHYLMESYLATE 1981-93 and METHYL MESILATE 1980-93
History Note
80(75); was see under METHANESULFONATES 1975-79; MESILATE, METHYL & METHYLMESYLATE were see METHYL METHANESULFONATE 1981-93; METHYL MESILATE was see METHYL METHANESULFONATE 1980-93
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Methyl Methanesulfonate Preferred
Dimethylsulfonate Related
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