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Mutagens MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mutagens
Tree Number(s)
D27.888.569.468
Unique ID
D009153
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009153
Annotation
consider also MUTATION
Scope Note
Chemical agents that increase the rate of genetic mutation by interfering with the function of nucleic acids. A clastogen is a specific mutagen that causes breaks in chromosomes.
Entry Term(s)
Clastogen
Clastogens
Genotoxin
Genotoxins
Mutagen
Registry Number
0
See Also
Alkylating Agents
DNA Adducts
Mutagenesis
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(65)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Mutagens Preferred
Clastogens Narrower
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