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Descriptor English: Retinoids
Descriptor Spanish: Retinoides
Descriptor Portuguese: Retinoides
Descriptor French: Rétinoïdes
Entry term(s): Retinoid
Tree number(s): D02.455.326.271.665.202.495
D02.455.426.392.368.367.379.249.700
D02.455.849.131.495
D23.767.261.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012176
Scope note: A group of tetraterpenes, with four terpene units joined head-to-tail. Biologically active members of this class are used clinically in the treatment of severe cystic ACNE; PSORIASIS; and other disorders of keratinization.
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
Previous Indexing: Vitamin A (1969-1974)
Vitamin A/analogs & derivatives (1975-1983)
Public MeSH Note: 84; RETINALDEHYDE was see under VITAMIN A 1968-83
History Note: 84
DeCS ID: 12592
Unique ID: D012176
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Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1983/06/16
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Retinoids - Preferred
Concept UI M0018962
Scope note A group of tetraterpenes, with four terpene units joined head-to-tail. Biologically active members of this class are used clinically in the treatment of severe cystic ACNE; PSORIASIS; and other disorders of keratinization.
Preferred term Retinoids
Entry term(s) Retinoid



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