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Nitrogen Mustard Compounds MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Nitrogen Mustard Compounds
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.526.728.650
Unique ID
D009588
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009588
Annotation
do not confuse with NITROGEN MUSTARD, a specific chemical
Scope Note
A group of alkylating agents derived from mustard gas, with the sulfur replaced by nitrogen. They were formerly used as toxicants and vesicants, but now function as antineoplastic agents. These compounds are also powerful mutagens, teratogens, immunosuppressants, and carcinogens.
Entry Version
NITROGEN MUSTARD CPDS
Entry Term(s)
Pharm Action
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 269
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Nitrogen Mustard Compounds Preferred
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