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Descriptor English:   Citric Acid 
Descriptor Spanish:   Ácido Cítrico 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Ácido Cítrico 
Synonyms English:   Anhydrous Citric Acid
Citric Acid Monohydrate
Citric Acid, Anhydrous
Uralyt U  
Tree Number:   D02.241.081.901.434.249
Definition English:   A key intermediate in metabolism. It is an acid compound found in citrus fruits. The salts of citric acid (citrates) can be used as anticoagulants due to their calcium chelating ability. 
Indexing Annotation English:   do not confuse entry term CITRATE with CITRATES
Pharmacological Action:   Anticoagulants
Calcium Chelating Agents
History Note English:   1997 (1979) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   32979 
Unique Identifier:   D019343 

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