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Hexanes MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hexanes
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.146.500
Unique ID
D006586
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006586
Annotation
does not include hexenes ( = ALKENES), hexadienes ( = ALKADIENES), or hexatrienes ( = POLYENES); CYCLOHEXANES is also available
Scope Note
Six-carbon saturated hydrocarbon group of the methane series. Include isomers and derivatives. Various polyneuropathies are caused by hexane poisoning.
Entry Term(s)
Hexane
Isohexane
Isohexanes
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Alkanes (1966-1977)
Hydrocarbons (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/20
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Hexanes Preferred
Isohexanes Narrower
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