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Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) in MEDLINE®/PubMed®: A Tutorial

More Information about Chemical Searching

For more information about Chemical Searching, see the following NLM Technical Bulletin articles:

Article Title Technical Bulletin issue link
A New System of Registry Number Identifiers for Chemicals in the MeSH Database July-August 2012
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/
ja12/ja12_fda_unii.html

PubMed® and the Expansion of Pharmacological Action Terms November-December 2007
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/
nd07/nd07_pa_update.html

Pharmacological Action Terms Identified in MeSH® Database

November-December 2003
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/
nd03/nd03_pharm.html

Heading Mapped-to Maintenance: for Supplementary Concept Records’ Names of Substance

November-December 2003
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/
nd03/nd03_map_to.html

Pharmacologic Action Headings: PubMed®

July-August 2003
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/
ja03/ja03_papx.html

Implementation of New Guidelines for the Structure and Nomenclature of Protein Concepts in MeSH

March-April 2003
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/
ma03/ma03_protein.html

MEDLINE® Data Changes – 2003

(see section titled “Pharmacological Action (PA) for Supplementary Concept Records”)

November-December 2002
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/
nd02/nd02_2003_medline_data_changes.html

Changes in the Treatment of Chemical Data in MEDLINE®

November-December 2001
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/
nd01/nd01_mesh_chemical.html

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