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Descriptor English:   Ketone Bodies 
Descriptor Spanish:   Cuerpos Cetónicos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Corpos Cetônicos 
Synonyms English:   Acetone Bodies
Bodies, Acetone
Bodies, Ketone  
Tree Number:   D02.522.585
Definition English:   The metabolic substances ACETONE; 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID; and acetoacetic acid (ACETOACETATES). They are produced in the liver and kidney during FATTY ACIDS oxidation and used as a source of energy by the heart, muscle and brain. 
Indexing Annotation English:   ketogenesis is probably KETONE BODIES /biosyn
See Related English:   Ketosis
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification DF deficiency
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   7822 
Unique Identifier:   D007657 

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