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Polypropylenes MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Polypropylenes
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.665.590
D05.750.716.550
D25.720.716.550
J01.637.051.720.716.550
Unique ID
D011126
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011126
Scope Note
Propylene or propene polymers. Thermoplastics that can be extruded into fibers, films or solid forms. They are used as a copolymer in plastics, especially polyethylene. The fibers are used for fabrics, filters and surgical sutures.
Entry Term(s)
Hostalen
Marlex
Marlex Polypropylene
Polypro
Polypropylene
Prolene
Propene Polymers
Propylene Polymers
Previous Indexing
Alkenes (1972-1974)
Polymers (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
1991; see PLASTICS 1975-1990; MARLEX was indexed under POLYETHYLENES & POLYPROPYLENES 1983-1999 & POLYMERS 1978-1982
History Note
1991(1975); for MARLEX use PLASTIPORE (NM) 1978-1999
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Polypropylenes Preferred
Marlex Narrower
Hostalen Narrower
Polypro Narrower
Prolene Narrower
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