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Polyethyleneimine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Polyethyleneimine
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.665.550.600
D02.491.650
D05.750.716.507.600
D25.720.716.507.600
J01.637.051.720.716.507.600
Unique ID
D011094
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011094
Scope Note
Strongly cationic polymer that binds to certain proteins; used as a marker in immunology, to precipitate and purify enzymes and lipids. Synonyms: aziridine polymer; Epamine; Epomine; ethylenimine polymer; Montrek; PEI; Polymin(e).
Entry Term(s)
Polyaziridine
Polyethylenimine
Registry Number
9002-98-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Aziridine, homopolymer
Previous Indexing
Imines (1973-1974)
Polyethylenes (1973-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under POLYETHYLENES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under POLYETHYLENES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Polyethyleneimine Preferred
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