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Descriptor English: Polyphosphates
Descriptor Spanish: Polifosfatos
Descriptor Portuguese: Polifosfatos
Descriptor French: Polyphosphates
Entry term(s): Polyphosphate
Tree number(s): D01.029.260.700.675.374.775
D01.248.497.158.730.650
D01.695.625.675.650.775
SP4.097.039.769.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011122
Scope note: Linear polymers in which orthophosphate residues are linked with energy-rich phosphoanhydride bonds. They are found in plants, animals, and microorganisms.
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
Previous Indexing: Phosphates (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 11560
Unique ID: D011122
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Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/15
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Polyphosphates - Preferred
Concept UI M0017235
Scope note Linear polymers in which orthophosphate residues are linked with energy-rich phosphoanhydride bonds. They are found in plants, animals, and microorganisms.
Preferred term Polyphosphates
Entry term(s) Polyphosphate



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