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Deuterium Oxide

The isotopic compound of hydrogen of mass 2 (deuterium) with oxygen. (From Grant and Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed) It is used to study mechanisms and rates of chemical or nuclear reactions, as well as biological processes.

Year introduced: 1994

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Tree Number(s): D01.045.250.875.200, D01.248.497.158.459.650.200, D01.268.406.500.250, D01.362.340.500.250

MeSH Unique ID: D017666

Registry Number: J65BV539M3

Entry Terms:

  • Oxide, Deuterium
  • Heavy Water
  • Water, Heavy

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