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Descriptor English: Oligosaccharides
Descriptor Spanish: Oligosacáridos
Descriptor oligosacáridos
Entry term(s) oligosacárido
Scope note: Carbohidratos que constan de entre dos (DISACÁRDIOS) y diez MONOSACÁRIDOS conectados por un enlace glicosídico alfa o beta. Se encuentran en la naturaleza tanto en la forma libre como unida.
Descriptor Portuguese: Oligossacarídeos
Descriptor French: Oligosaccharides
Entry term(s): Oligosaccharide
Tree number(s): D09.698.629
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009844
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: general or unspecified; 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 ID: 10030
Unique ID: D009844
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
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
Entry term(s) Oligosaccharide



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