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Descriptor in English: Starch
Descriptor in Spanish: Almidón
Descriptor in Portuguese: Amido
Descriptor in French: Amidon
Entry term(s): Amylomaize Starch
Amylum
Cornstarch
Keoflo
Starch, Amylomaize
Tree number(s): D05.750.078.562.855
D09.301.915
D09.698.365.855
SP4.097.036.599
Scope note: Any of a group of polysaccharides of the general formula (C6-H10-O5)n, composed of a long-chain polymer of glucose in the form of amylose and amylopectin. It is the chief storage form of energy reserve (carbohydrates) in plants.
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
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
DeCS UI: 13598
Descriptor UI: D013213
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/10
Starch - Preferred
Concept UI M0020435
Scope note Any of a group of polysaccharides of the general formula (C6-H10-O5)n, composed of a long-chain polymer of glucose in the form of amylose and amylopectin. It is the chief storage form of energy reserve (carbohydrates) in plants.
Preferred term Starch
Keoflo - Narrower
Concept UI M0373244
Scope note starch
Preferred term Keoflo
Cornstarch - Narrower
Concept UI M0020434
Preferred term Cornstarch
Amylomaize Starch - Narrower
Concept UI M0020433
Preferred term Amylomaize Starch
Entry term(s) Starch, Amylomaize
Amylum - Narrower
Concept UI M0020436
Preferred term Amylum



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