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Nitrilotriacetic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nitrilotriacetic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.018.588
Unique ID
D009571
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009571
Scope Note
A derivative of acetic acid, N(CH2COOH)3. It is a complexing (sequestering) agent that forms stable complexes with Zn2+. (From Miall's Dictionary of Chemistry, 5th ed.)
Entry Term(s)
Aluminum Nitrilotriacetate
Dysprosium Nitrilotriacetate
Trisodium Nitrilotriacetate
Pharm Action
Chelating Agents
Registry Number
KA90006V9D
Related Numbers
139-13-9
E3C8R2M0XD
CAS Type 1 Name
Glycine, N,N-bis(carboxymethyl)-
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under ACETIC ACIDS 1973-90
History Note
91(73); was see under ACETIC ACIDS 1973-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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