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Cobalt MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cobalt
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.556.185
D01.268.956.155
D01.552.544.185
Unique ID
D003035
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003035
Scope Note
A trace element that is a component of vitamin B12. It has the atomic symbol Co, atomic number 27, and atomic weight 58.93. It is used in nuclear weapons, alloys, and pigments. Deficiency in animals leads to anemia; its excess in humans can lead to erythrocytosis.
Entry Term(s)
Cobalt-59
Pharm Action
Trace Elements
Registry Number
3G0H8C9362
Related Numbers
7440-48-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Cobalt
See Also
Cobalt Isotopes
Cobalt Radioisotopes
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/07
Cobalt Preferred
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