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Tromethamine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tromethamine
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.455.706.900
Unique ID
D014325
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014325
Scope Note
An organic amine proton acceptor. It is used in the synthesis of surface-active agents and pharmaceuticals; as an emulsifying agent for cosmetic creams and lotions, mineral oil and paraffin wax emulsions, as a biological buffer, and used as an alkalizer. (From Merck, 11th ed; Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1424)
Entry Term(s)
Tri(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane
Tris Buffer
Tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane
Tris-Magnesium(II)-Potassium Chloride Buffer
Tris-Mg(II)-KCl Buffer
Trisamine
Trizma
Trometamol
Pharm Action
Buffers
Excipients
Registry Number
023C2WHX2V
Related Numbers
77-86-1
CAS Type 1 Name
1,3-Propanediol, 2-amino-2-(hydroxymethyl)-
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/02/24
Tromethamine Preferred
Trizma Narrower
Tris-Magnesium(II)-Potassium Chloride Buffer Narrower
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