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Ethanol (Code C216)

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Concept Status: Retired Concept  (See:  Alcohol )

Preferred Name: Ethanol

Definition: A colorless organic liquid also known as ethyl alcohol or grain alcohol. Ethanol's primary physiologic effects involve the central nervous system. Depending on the dose delivered, ethanol behaves as an anxiolytic, a depressant, or a general anesthetic. Ethanol-induced immunosuppression involves dysregulation of CD4+ T cells. (NCI04)

Label: Ethanol

NCI Thesaurus Code: C216 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Absolute Ethanol

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 64-17-5 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
NSC Code 85228 (see NCI DTP info)

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C216
Concept_Status Retired_Concept
deprecated true
DesignNote Merge with Alcohol
OLD_KIND Chemicals_and_Drugs_Kind
OLD_PARENT Alcohol_Chemical_Class
OLD_ROLE Chemical_or_Drug_Is_Metabolized_By_Enzyme
Semantic_Type Organic Chemical
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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