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Descriptor in English: Oligosaccharides
Descriptor in Spanish: Oligosacáridos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Oligossacarídeos
Descriptor in French: Oligosaccharides
Tree number(s): D09.698.629
Scope note: Carbohydrates consisting of between two (DISACCHARIDES) and ten MONOSACCHARIDES connected by either an alpha- or beta-glycosidic link. They are found throughout nature in both the free and bound form.
Annotation: GEN; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
DeCS UI: 10030
Descriptor UI: D009844
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Oligosaccharides - Preferred
Concept UI M0015281
Scope note Carbohydrates consisting of between two (DISACCHARIDES) and ten MONOSACCHARIDES connected by either an alpha- or beta-glycosidic link. They are found throughout nature in both the free and bound form.
Preferred term Oligosaccharides



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