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Astatine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Astatine
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.271.110
D01.268.380.075
D01.496.749.305.110
Unique ID
D001246
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001246
Scope Note
Astatine. A radioactive halogen with the atomic symbol At, and atomic number 85. Its isotopes range in mass number from 200 to 219 and all have an extremely short half-life. Astatine may be of use in the treatment of hyperthyroidism because it emits ALPHA PARTICLES.
Registry Number
XI595HAL7H
Related Numbers
7440-68-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Astatine
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/05
Astatine Preferred
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