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Descriptor English: Sphingomyelins
Descriptor Spanish: Esfingomielinas
Descriptor esfingomielinas
Entry term(s) esfingomielina
Scope note: Clase de esfingolípidos ampliamente presentes en el cerebro y otros tejidos nerviosos. Contienen fosfocolina o fosfoetanolamina como grupo de la cabeza polar, por lo que son los únicos esfingolípidos clasificados como FOSFOLÍPIDOS.
Descriptor Portuguese: Esfingomielinas
Descriptor French: Sphingomyéline
Entry term(s): Sphingomyelin
Tree number(s): D09.400.410.420.525.870
D10.390.470.675.870
D10.570.755.893
D10.570.877.360.612.870
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013109
Scope note: A class of sphingolipids found largely in the brain and other nervous tissue. They contain phosphocholine or phosphoethanolamine as their polar head group so therefore are the only sphingolipids classified as PHOSPHOLIPIDS.
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
Public MeSH Note: 66; was see under PHOSPHOLIPIDS 1963-65
History Note: 66(63); was see under PHOSPHOLIPIDS 1963-65
DeCS ID: 13492
Unique ID: D013109
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Sphingomyelins - Preferred
Concept UI M0020301
Scope note A class of sphingolipids found largely in the brain and other nervous tissue. They contain phosphocholine or phosphoethanolamine as their polar head group so therefore are the only sphingolipids classified as PHOSPHOLIPIDS.
Preferred term Sphingomyelins
Entry term(s) Sphingomyelin



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