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Tetranitromethane MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tetranitromethane
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.146.571.850
D02.455.326.146.672.800
D02.640.720.800
Unique ID
D013774
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013774
Scope Note
Corrosive oxidant, explosive; additive to diesel and rocket fuels; causes skin and lung irritation; proposed war gas. A useful reagent for studying the modification of specific amino acids, particularly tyrosine residues in proteins. Has also been used for studying carbanion formation and for detecting the presence of double bonds in organic compounds.
Pharm Action
Chemical Warfare Agents
Indicators and Reagents
Oxidants
Explosive Agents
Registry Number
K1G7CKU98F
Related Numbers
509-14-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Methane, tetranitro-
Previous Indexing
Methane (1972-1974)
Nitro Compounds (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under METHANE 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under METHANE 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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