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Ethyl Methanesulfonate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ethyl Methanesulfonate
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.146.100.050.500.300
D02.886.645.600.055.050.510.300
Unique ID
D005020
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005020
Scope Note
An antineoplastic agent with alkylating properties. It also acts as a mutagen by damaging DNA and is used experimentally for that effect.
Entry Term(s)
Ethyl Mesilate
Ethyl Mesylate
Ethylmesilate
Ethylmesylate
Ethylmethane Sulfonate
Pharm Action
Mutagens
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Registry Number
9H154DI0UP
Related Numbers
62-50-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Methanesulfonic acid, ethyl ester
Previous Indexing
Alkanes (1966-1973)
Methane (1966-1973)
Methanesulfonates (1974)
Sulfonic Acids (1966-1973)
Public MeSH Note
80; was see under METHANESULFONATES 1975-79; ETHYLMESYLATE & MESILATE, ETHYL were see ETHYL METHANESULFONATE 1981-93; ETHYL MESILATE was see ETHYL METHANESULFONATE 1980-93
Online Note
use ETHYL METHANESULFONATE to search ETHYLMESYLATE & MESILATE, ETHYL 1981-93 and ETHYL MESILATE 1980-93
History Note
80(75); was see under METHANESULFONATES 1975-79; ETHYLMESYLATE & MESILATE, ETHYL were see ETHYL METHANESULFONATE 1981-93; ETHYL MESILATE was see ETHYL METHANESULFONATE 1980-93
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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