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Deuterium Oxide

"Deuterium Oxide" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Deuterium Oxide" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Deuterium Oxide" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1999
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