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Carbon Monoxide MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Carbon Monoxide
Tree Number(s)
D01.200.250
D01.362.200
D01.650.550.250
Unique ID
D002248
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002248
Annotation
a poisonous gas; /‌tox permitted but consider also CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING
Scope Note
Carbon monoxide (CO). A poisonous colorless, odorless, tasteless gas. It combines with hemoglobin to form carboxyhemoglobin, which has no oxygen carrying capacity. The resultant oxygen deprivation causes headache, dizziness, decreased pulse and respiratory rates, unconsciousness, and death. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Pharm Action
Antimetabolites
Gasotransmitters
Registry Number
7U1EE4V452
Related Numbers
630-08-0
CAS Type 1 Name
CO
NLM Classification #
QV 662
Entry Combination
poisoning:Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Carbon Monoxide Preferred
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