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Iodine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Iodine
Tree Number(s)
D01.268.380.400
Unique ID
D007455
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007455
Scope Note
A nonmetallic element of the halogen group that is represented by the atomic symbol I, atomic number 53, and atomic weight of 126.90. It is a nutritionally essential element, especially important in thyroid hormone synthesis. In solution, it has anti-infective properties and is used topically.
Entry Term(s)
Iodine-127
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Trace Elements
Registry Number
9679TC07X4
Related Numbers
7553-56-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Iodine
See Also
Iodine Isotopes
Iodine Radioisotopes
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/07/03
Iodine Preferred
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