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Sodium Selenite MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Sodium Selenite
Tree Number(s)
D01.810.900.500
D01.857.850
Unique ID
D018038
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018038
Scope Note
The disodium salt of selenious acid. It is used therapeutically to supply the trace element selenium and is prepared by the reaction of SELENIUM DIOXIDE with SODIUM HYDROXIDE.
Entry Term(s)
Disodium Selenite
Monosodium Selenite
Selenous Acid Disodium Salt
Selenous Acid, Disodium Salt
Sodium Biselenite
Sodium Selenite Pentahydrate
Pharm Action
Trace Elements
Registry Number
HIW548RQ3W
Related Numbers
0WV4L961ZV
10102-18-8
HIM8PP9M79
CAS Type 1 Name
Selenious acid, disodium salt
Previous Indexing
Selenium (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94; SODIUM SELENITE was indexed under SELENIUM 1992-93
Online Note
use SODIUM SELENITE (NM) to search SODIUM SELENITE 1980-93
History Note
94; was SODIUM SELENITE (NM) 1992-93; was SY to SELENIOUS ACID (NM) 1980-91
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/17
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Sodium Selenite Preferred
Sodium Selenite Pentahydrate Narrower
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