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2,4-Dinitrophenol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
2,4-Dinitrophenol
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.389.657.566.304.500
D02.640.743.304.250
Unique ID
D019297
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019297
Scope Note
A toxic dye, chemically related to trinitrophenol (picric acid), used in biochemical studies of oxidative processes where it uncouples oxidative phosphorylation. It is also used as a metabolic stimulant. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Entry Term(s)
2,4-DNP
Pharm Action
Coloring Agents
Uncoupling Agents
Registry Number
Q13SKS21MN
Related Numbers
51-28-5
Previous Indexing
Dinitrophenols (1980-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97; 2,4-DINITROPHENOL was indexed under DINITROPHENOLS 1980-96
Online Note
use 2,4-DINITROPHENOL (NM) to search 2,4-DINITROPHENOL 1980-96
History Note
97; was 2,4-DINITROPHENOL (NM) 1980-96
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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