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Descriptor English: Sphingosine
Descriptor Spanish: Esfingosina
Descriptor Portuguese: Esfingosina
Descriptor French: Sphingosine
Entry term(s): 4 Sphingenine
4-Sphingenine
Tree number(s): D02.033.100.700
D02.033.455.843
D02.092.063.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013110
Scope note: An amino alcohol with a long unsaturated hydrocarbon chain. Sphingosine and its derivative sphinganine are the major bases of the sphingolipids in mammals. (Dorland, 28th ed)
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
Registry Number: NGZ37HRE42
CAS Type 1 Name: 4-Octadecene-1,3-diol, 2-amino-, (R-(R*,S*-(E)))-
Previous Indexing: Amino Alcohols (1966-1971)
Glycols (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72
Related: Sphingolipids MeSH
DeCS ID: 13493
Unique ID: D013110
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Sphingosine - Preferred
Concept UI M0020302
Scope note An amino alcohol with a long unsaturated hydrocarbon chain. Sphingosine and its derivative sphinganine are the major bases of the sphingolipids in mammals. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Sphingosine
Entry term(s) 4 Sphingenine
4-Sphingenine



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