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Potassium Cyanide MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Potassium Cyanide
Tree Number(s)
D01.625.400.100.750
D01.745.635
Unique ID
D011190
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011190
Scope Note
A highly poisonous compound that is an inhibitor of many metabolic processes, but has been shown to be an especially potent inhibitor of heme enzymes and hemeproteins. It is used in many industrial processes.
Entry Term(s)
Potassium Cyanide (K(14)CN)
Potassium Cyanide (K(C(15)N))
Pharm Action
Enzyme Inhibitors
Poisons
Registry Number
MQD255M2ZO
Related Numbers
151-50-8
39553-04-3
5297-01-8
5373-08-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Potassium cyanide (K(CN))
Previous Indexing
Cyanides (1966-1978)
Potassium (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CYANIDES 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under CYANIDES 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/03/13
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Potassium Cyanide Preferred
Potassium Cyanide (K(C(15)N)) Narrower
Potassium Cyanide (K(14)CN) Narrower
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