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Soot MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Soot
Tree Number(s)
D20.633.937.339
Unique ID
D053260
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053260
Scope Note
A dark powdery deposit of unburned fuel residues, composed mainly of amorphous CARBON and some HYDROCARBONS, that accumulates in chimneys, automobile mufflers and other surfaces exposed to smoke. It is the product of incomplete combustion of carbon-rich organic fuels in low oxygen conditions. It is sometimes called lampblack or carbon black and is used in INK, in rubber tires, and to prepare CARBON NANOTUBES.
Entry Term(s)
Carbon Black
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Carbon (1966-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007; see CARBON 1966-2006
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Soot Preferred
Carbon Black Narrower
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