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Descriptor English: Polyenes
Descriptor Spanish: Polienos
Descriptor Portuguese: Polienos
Descriptor French: Polyènes
Entry term(s): Cumulenes
Tree number(s): D02.455.326.271.665
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011090
Scope note: Hydrocarbons with more than one double bond. They are a reduced form of POLYYNES.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74
DeCS ID: 11525
Unique ID: D011090
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Polyenes - Preferred
Concept UI M0017172
Scope note Hydrocarbons with more than one double bond. They are a reduced form of POLYYNES.
Preferred term Polyenes
Cumulenes - Narrower
Concept UI M0492289
Scope note Compounds with four adjacent carbons joined by double bonds.
Preferred term Cumulenes



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