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Perylene MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Perylene
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.559.847.149.700
D02.455.426.559.847.680.500
D04.615.149.700
D04.615.680.500
Unique ID
D010569
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010569
Scope Note
A 20-carbon dibenz(de,kl)anthracene that can be viewed as a naphthalene fused to a phenalene or as dinaphthalene. It is used as fluorescent lipid probe in the cytochemistry of membranes and is a polycyclic hydrocarbon pollutant in soil and water. Derivatives may be carcinogenic.
Entry Term(s)
Peri-Dinaphthalene
Perilene
Registry Number
5QD5427UN7
Related Numbers
198-55-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Perylene
Previous Indexing
Benzanthracenes (1966-1978)
Polycyclic Hydrocarbons (1974-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under BENZANTHRACENES 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under BENZANTHRACENES 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/03
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Perylene Preferred
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