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Descriptor in English: Retinoids
Descriptor in Spanish: Retinoides
Descriptor in Portuguese: Retinoides
Descriptor in French: Rétinoïdes
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
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
History Note: 84
DeCS UI: 12592
Descriptor UI: D012176
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1983/06/16
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
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



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