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Polychlorinated Biphenyls MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Tree Number(s)
D02.309.750
D02.455.426.559.389.185.698
D02.455.526.439.773
Unique ID
D011078
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011078
Annotation
"yusho poisoning": see note on RICE
Scope Note
Industrial products consisting of a mixture of chlorinated biphenyl congeners and isomers. These compounds are highly lipophilic and tend to accumulate in fat stores of animals. Many of these compounds are considered toxic and potential environmental pollutants.
Entry Term(s)
PCBs
Polychlorinated Biphenyl
Polychlorobiphenyl Compounds
Pharm Action
Environmental Pollutants
Registry Number
DFC2HB4I0K
Previous Indexing
Biphenyl Compounds (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
92; was POLYCHLOROBIPHENYL COMPOUNDS 1973-91
Online Note
use POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS to search POLYCHLOROBIPHENYL COMPOUNDS 1971-91 (as Prov 1971-72)
History Note
92; was POLYCHLOROBIPHENYL COMPOUNDS 1971-91 (Prov 1971-72)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Polychlorinated Biphenyls Preferred
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