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Descriptor English: Pyridoxal
Descriptor Spanish: Piridoxal
Descriptor Portuguese: Piridoxal
Descriptor French: Pyridoxal
Tree number(s): D03.383.725.676.925.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011730
Scope note: The 4-carboxyaldehyde form of VITAMIN B 6 which is converted to PYRIDOXAL PHOSPHATE which is a coenzyme for synthesis of amino acids, neurotransmitters (serotonin, norepinephrine), sphingolipids, aminolevulinic acid.
Annotation: deficiency: coordinate PYRIDOXAL /defic (IM) with VITAMIN B 6 DEFICIENCY (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
Pharm Action: Vitamin B Complex
Registry Number: 3THM379K8A
CAS Type 1 Name: 4-Pyridinecarboxaldehyde, 3-hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-2-methyl-
Previous Indexing: Picolines (1966-1971)
Pyridoxine (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS ID: 12167
Unique ID: D011730
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Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Pyridoxal - Preferred
Concept UI M0018240
Scope note The 4-carboxyaldehyde form of VITAMIN B 6 which is converted to PYRIDOXAL PHOSPHATE which is a coenzyme for synthesis of amino acids, neurotransmitters (serotonin, norepinephrine), sphingolipids, aminolevulinic acid.
Preferred term Pyridoxal



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