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Phenolphthalein MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Phenolphthalein
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.389.657.625.555
Unique ID
D020113
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020113
Annotation
PHENOLPHTHALEINS is also available
Scope Note
An acid-base indicator which is colorless in acid solution, but turns pink to red as the solution becomes alkaline. It is used medicinally as a cathartic.
Entry Term(s)
Ap-La-Day
Ex-Lax
Feen-A-Mint
Laxatone
Laxettes
Modane
Thalinol
Pharm Action
Indicators and Reagents
Registry Number
6QK969R2IF
Related Numbers
77-09-8
CAS Type 1 Name
1(3H)-Isobenzofuranone, 3,3-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)-
Previous Indexing
Phenolphthaleins (1983-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99; PHENOLPHTHALEIN was indexed under PHENOLPHTHALEINS 1983-98
History Note
99; use PHENOLPHTHALEIN (NM) 1983-98
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Phenolphthaleins
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Phenolphthalein Preferred
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