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Methyl Methanesulfonate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Methyl Methanesulfonate
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.146.100.050.500.500
D02.886.645.600.055.050.510.500
Unique ID
D008741
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008741
Scope Note
An alkylating agent in cancer therapy that may also act as a mutagen by interfering with and causing damage to DNA.
Entry Term(s)
Dimethylsulfonate
Mesilate, Methyl
Methyl Mesylate
Methyl Methylenesulfonate
Methylmesilate
Methylmethane Sulfonate
Pharm Action
Mutagens
Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
Registry Number
AT5C31J09G
Related Numbers
66-27-3
CAS Type 1 Name
Methanesulfonic acid, methyl 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; MESILATE, METHYL & METHYLMESYLATE were see METHYL METHANESULFONATE 1981-93; METHYL MESILATE was see METHYL METHANESULFONATE 1980-93
Online Note
use METHYL METHANESULFONATE to search MESILATE, METHYL & METHYLMESYLATE 1981-93 and METHYL MESILATE 1980-93
History Note
80(75); was see under METHANESULFONATES 1975-79; MESILATE, METHYL & METHYLMESYLATE were see METHYL METHANESULFONATE 1981-93; METHYL MESILATE was see METHYL METHANESULFONATE 1980-93
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Methyl Methanesulfonate Preferred
Dimethylsulfonate Related
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