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Iodine
MeSH HeadingIodine
Tree NumberD01.268.380.400
AnnotationI-127
Scope NoteA nonmetallic element of the halogen group that is represented by the atomic symbol I, atomic number 53, and atomic weight of 126.90. It is a nutritionally essential element, especially important in thyroid hormone synthesis. In solution, it has anti-infective properties and is used topically.
See AlsoIodine Isotopes
See AlsoIodine Radioisotopes
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AG AN BL CF CH CL CT DF DU EC HI IM IP ME PD PH PK PO RE SD ST TO TU UR
Pharm. ActionAnti-Infective Agents, Local
Pharm. ActionTrace Elements
CAS Type 1 NameIodine
Registry Number7553-56-2
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD007455


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Inorganic Chemicals [D01]
   Elements [D01.268]
      Halogens [D01.268.380]
Astatine [D01.268.380.075]
Bromine [D01.268.380.112]
Chlorine [D01.268.380.150]
Fluorine [D01.268.380.300]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeIodine [D01.268.380.400]

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