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Neurotoxins MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Neurotoxins
Tree Number(s)
D27.888.569.504
Unique ID
D009498
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009498
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTITOXINS; coordinate IM with toxin or venom heading which is the source of the neurotoxin (IM or NIM); do not use for neurotoxicity of various chemicals & drugs ( = NERVOUS SYSTEM /‌drug eff or specific nervous system term /‌drug eff or nervous system disease heading /‌chem ind + Category D term /‌adv eff-pois-tox)
Scope Note
Toxic substances from microorganisms, plants or animals that interfere with the functions of the nervous system. Most venoms contain neurotoxic substances. Myotoxins are included in this concept.
Entry Term(s)
Alpha-Neurotoxin
Alpha-Neurotoxins
Excitatory Neurotoxin
Excitatory Neurotoxins
Excitotoxin
Excitotoxins
Neurotoxin
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Toxins (1966-1977)
See Also
Neurotransmitter Agents
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Neurotoxins Preferred
Alpha-Neurotoxins Narrower
Excitotoxins Narrower
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