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Neurotoxins
MeSH HeadingNeurotoxins
Tree NumberD27.888.569.504
Annotation/ antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS; coordinate IM with toxin or venom heading which is the source of the neurotoxin (IM or NIM); do not use for neurotoxicity of various chemicals & drugs ( = NERVOUS SYSTEM / drug eff or specific nervous system term / drug eff or nervous system disease heading / chem ind + Category D term / adv eff-pois-tox)
Scope NoteToxic substances from microorganisms, plants or animals that interfere with the functions of the nervous system. Most venoms contain neurotoxic substances. Myotoxins are included in this concept.
Entry TermAlpha-Neurotoxins
Entry TermExcitatory Neurotoxins
Entry TermExcitotoxin
Entry TermExcitotoxins
See AlsoNeurotransmitter Agents
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AG AI AN BI BL CF CH CL CS CT DU EC GE HI IM IP ME PD PK PO RE SD SE ST TO TU UR
Registry Number0
Previous IndexingToxins (1966-1977)
History Note78
Date of Entry19770422
Unique IDD009498


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Chemical Actions and Uses [D27]
   Toxic Actions [D27.888]
      Noxae [D27.888.569]
Alkylating Agents [D27.888.569.035]  +
Antimetabolites [D27.888.569.042]  +
Antispermatogenic Agents [D27.888.569.071]  +
Carcinogens [D27.888.569.100]  +
Cardiotoxins [D27.888.569.142]
Caustics [D27.888.569.185]
Cytostatic Agents [D27.888.569.199]
Cytotoxins [D27.888.569.213]  +
Dermotoxins [D27.888.569.242]
Immunotoxins [D27.888.569.271]
Irritants [D27.888.569.300]  +
Mutagens [D27.888.569.468]  +
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeNeurotoxins [D27.888.569.504]
Oxidants [D27.888.569.540]  +
Poisons [D27.888.569.612]  +
Pyrogens [D27.888.569.673]
Riot Control Agents, Chemical [D27.888.569.734]  +
Teratogens [D27.888.569.864]

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