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Sodium Fluoride (Code C832)

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Preferred Name: Sodium Fluoride

Definition: An inorganic salt of fluoride used topically or in municipal water fluoridation systems to prevent dental caries. Fluoride appears to bind to calcium ions in the hydroxyapatite of surface tooth enamel, preventing corrosion of tooth enamel by acids. This agent may also inhibit acid production by commensal oral bacteria. (NCI04)

Label: Sodium Fluoride

NCI Thesaurus Code: C832 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0037508  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Fluoride, sodium
Sodium fluoride
Sodium Fluoride
Sodium Fluoride (NaF)

External Source Codes: 
CAS Registry Number 7681-49-4 (see NLM ChemIDplus info)
FDA UNII Code 8ZYQ1474W7
ChEBI ID CHEBI:28741 (see ChEBI info)
NSC Code 77385 (see NCI DTP info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 39598
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 39598 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0037508

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Chemical_Formula F.Na
code C832
Contributing_Source FDA
Legacy_Concept_Name Sodium_Fluoride
Semantic_Type Biomedical or Dental Material
Semantic_Type Inorganic Chemical
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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