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CAS ROLES

Updated: 9 March 2002

ANST Analytical Study

ANT Analyte
AMX Analytical Matrix
ARG Analytical Reagent Use *
ARU Analytical Role, Unclassified

BIOL Biological Study

ADV Adverse Effect, Including Toxicity
AGR Agricultural Use *
BAC Biological Activity or Effector, Except Adverse
BCP Biochemical Process
BMF Bioindustrial Manufacture *
BOC Biological Occurrence
BPN Biosynthetic Preparation *
BPR Biological Process *
BSU Biological Study, Unclassified
BUU Biological Use, Unclassified
COS Cosmetic Use *
DGN Diagnostic Use *
FFD Food or Feed Use *
MFM Metabolic Formation *
NPO Natural Product Occurrence
PAC Pharmacological Activity
PKT Pharmacokinetics
THU Therapeutic Use *

Combinatorial Study

CPN Combinatorial Preparation *
CRT Combinatorial Reactant *
CRG Combinatorial Reagent *
CST Combinatorial Study
CUS Combinatorial Use

FORM Formation, Nonpreparative

FMU Formation, Unclassified
GFM Geological or Astronomical Formation
MFM Metabolic Formation *

OCCU Occurrence

BOC Biological Occurrence *
GOC Geological or Astronomical Occurrence
NPO Natural Product Occurrence
OCU Occurrence, Unclassified
POL Pollutant

PREP Preparation

BMF Bioindustrial Manufacture *
BPN Biosynthetic Preparation *
BYP Byproduct
CPN Combinatorial Preparation *
IMF Industrial Manufacture
PNU Preparation, Unclassified
PUR Purification or Recovery
SPN Synthetic Preparation

PROC Process

BCP Biochemical Process *
BPR Biological Process *
GPR Geological or Astronomical Process
PEP Physical, Engineering, or Chemical Process
REM Removal or Disposal

REACTANT OR REAGENT

RCT Reactant
RGT Reagent

USES Uses

AGR Agricultural Use *
ARG Analytical Reagent Use *
BUU Biological Use, Unclassified *
CAT Catalyst Use
COS Cosmetic Use
CUS Combinatorial Use
DEV Device Component Use
DGN Diagnostic Use
FFD Food or Feed Use *
MOA Modifier or Additive Use
NUU Other Use, Unclassified
POF Polymer in Formulation
TEM Technical or Engineered Material Use
THU Therapeutic Use *

The following are specific roles that are not upposted to any super roles:

MSC Miscellaneous
PRP Properties


An asterisk (*) means that the specific role is upposted to more than one super role,