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Deuterium Oxide MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Deuterium Oxide
Tree Number(s)
D01.045.250.875.200
D01.248.497.158.459.650.200
D01.268.406.500.250
D01.362.340.500.250
Unique ID
D017666
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017666
Scope Note
The isotopic compound of hydrogen of mass 2 (deuterium) with oxygen. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed) It is used to study mechanisms and rates of chemical or nuclear reactions, as well as biological processes.
Entry Term(s)
Heavy Water
Pharm Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Radiation-Protective Agents
Registry Number
J65BV539M3
Related Numbers
7789-20-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Water-d2
Previous Indexing
Deuterium (1980-1993)
Water (1980-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94; DEUTERIUM OXIDE was indexed under DEUTERIUM & WATER 1980-93
Online Note
use DEUTERIUM OXIDE (NM) to search DEUTERIUM OXIDE 1980-93
History Note
94; was DEUTERIUM OXIDE (NM) 1980-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/18
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Deuterium Oxide Preferred
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