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Methane MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Methane
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.146.571
Unique ID
D008697
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008697
Scope Note
The simplest saturated hydrocarbon. It is a colorless, flammable gas, slightly soluble in water. It is one of the chief constituents of natural gas and is formed in the decomposition of organic matter. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Registry Number
OP0UW79H66
Related Numbers
74-82-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Methane
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Methane Preferred
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