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Benzo(a)pyrene MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Benzo(a)pyrene
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.847.799.306.300
D04.615.799.306.300
Unique ID
D001564
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001564
Scope Note
A potent mutagen and carcinogen. It is a public health concern because of its possible effects on industrial workers, as an environmental pollutant, an as a component of tobacco smoke.
Entry Term(s)
3,4-Benzopyrene
3,4-Benzpyrene
Registry Number
3417WMA06D
Related Numbers
50-32-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzo(a)pyrene
NLM Classification #
QV 633
Previous Indexing
Benzopyrenes (1966-1984)
See Also
Bay-Region, Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon
Public MeSH Note
85
History Note
85
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/04/11
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Benzo(a)pyrene Preferred
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