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Singlet Oxygen MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Singlet Oxygen
Tree Number(s)
D01.339.431.500
Unique ID
D026082
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D026082
Scope Note
An excited state of molecular oxygen generated photochemically or chemically. Singlet oxygen reacts with a variety of biological molecules such as NUCLEIC ACIDS; PROTEINS; and LIPIDS; causing oxidative damages.
Entry Term(s)
Singlet Dioxygen
Pharm Action
Oxidants
Registry Number
17778-80-2
Previous Indexing
Oxygen (1967-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2002; SINGLET OXYGEN was indexed under OXYGEN 1974-2001
History Note
2002; use OXYGEN (NM) 1974-2001
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2005/07/21
Singlet Oxygen Preferred
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