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Cardiotoxins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cardiotoxins
Tree Number(s)
D27.888.569.142
Unique ID
D054715
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054715
Annotation
do not confuse with CARDIOTONIC AGENTS
Scope Note
Agents that have a damaging effect on the HEART. Such damage can occur from ALKYLATING AGENTS; FREE RADICALS; or metabolites from OXIDATIVE STRESS and in some cases is countered by CARDIOTONIC AGENTS. Induction of LONG QT SYNDROME or TORSADES DE POINTES has been the reason for viewing some drugs as cardiotoxins.
Entry Term(s)
Cardiotoxic Agent
Cardiotoxic Agents
Cardiotoxin
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Cardiotoxins Preferred
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