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Amitrole MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Amitrole
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.799.100
Unique ID
D000640
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000640
Scope Note
A non-selective post-emergence, translocated herbicide. According to the Seventh Annual Report on Carcinogens (PB95-109781, 1994) this substance may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen. (From Merck Index, 12th ed) It is an irreversible inhibitor of CATALASE, and thus impairs activity of peroxisomes.
Entry Term(s)
3-Amino-1,2,4-triazole
Aminotriazole
Pharm Action
Enzyme Inhibitors
Registry Number
ZF80H5GXUF
Related Numbers
61-82-5
CAS Type 1 Name
1H-1,2,4-Triazol-3-amine
Previous Indexing
Herbicides (1966-1971)
Triazoles (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under TRIAZOLES 1972-90
History Note
91(72); was see under TRIAZOLES 1972-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/27
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