Descriptor English: Pentoses
Descriptor Spanish: Pentosas
Descriptor pentosas
Entry term(s) centopentosa
Scope note: Moléculas de monosacáridos que contienen cinco átomos de carbono.
Descriptor Portuguese: Pentoses
Descriptor French: Pentoses
Entry term(s): Ketopentose
Tree number(s): D09.947.875.627
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Monosaccharide sugar molecules that contain a five carbon backbone.
Annotation: general or unspecified only; 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
UR urine
DeCS ID: 10623
Unique ID: D010429
NLM Classification: QU 81
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Pentoses - Preferred
Concept UI M0016196
Scope note Monosaccharide sugar molecules that contain a five carbon backbone.
Preferred term Pentoses
Entry term(s) Pentose
Ketopentoses - Narrower
Concept UI M000625713
Preferred term Ketopentoses
Entry term(s) Ketopentose

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