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4-Nitroquinoline-1-oxide MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
4-Nitroquinoline-1-oxide
Tree Number(s)
D02.640.820.600
D03.633.100.810.470.450
D03.661.243.500
Unique ID
D015112
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015112
Scope Note
A potent mutagen and carcinogen. This compound and its metabolite 4-HYDROXYAMINOQUINOLINE-1-OXIDE bind to nucleic acids. It inactivates bacteria but not bacteriophage.
Entry Term(s)
4-Nitroquinoline-N-oxide
Pharm Action
Carcinogens
Mutagens
Registry Number
56-57-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Quinoline, 4-nitro-, 1-oxide
Previous Indexing
Cyclic N-Oxides (1972-1974)
Nitro Compounds (1972-1974)
Quinolines (1970-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under NITROQUINOLINES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under NITROQUINOLINES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/14
Revision Date
2016/05/27
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