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Descriptor English: Sapogenins
Descriptor Spanish: Sapogeninas
Descriptor sapogeninas
Scope note: La porción aglucona de la molécula de saponina. Puede ser de naturaleza triterpenoide o esteroide, generalmente espirostano.
Descriptor Portuguese: Sapogeninas
Descriptor French: Sapogénines
Tree number(s): D02.455.849.919.650
D04.210.500.795
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012502
Scope note: The aglucon moiety of a saponin molecule. It may be triterpenoid or steroid, usually spirostan, in nature.
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: Spirostans (1968-1978)
Terpenes (1966-1973)
Triterpenes (1974-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 79; OLEANOLIC ACID was see under TRITERPENES 1975-78
History Note: 79
DeCS ID: 12880
Unique ID: D012502
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/12/16
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Sapogenins - Preferred
Concept UI M0019419
Scope note The aglucon moiety of a saponin molecule. It may be triterpenoid or steroid, usually spirostan, in nature.
Preferred term Sapogenins



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