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Descriptor English: Sucrose
Descriptor Spanish: Sacarosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Sacarose
Descriptor French: Saccharose
Entry term(s): Saccharose
Tree number(s): D09.698.629.305.770
D09.947.750.770
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013395
Scope note: A nonreducing disaccharide composed of GLUCOSE and FRUCTOSE linked via their anomeric carbons. It is obtained commercially from SUGARCANE, sugar beet (BETA VULGARIS), and other plants and used extensively as a food and a sweetener.
Annotation: do not confuse with SUCRASE; table sugar is DIETARY SUCROSE; sucrose density gradient is CENTRIFUGATION, DENSITY GRADIENT & ignore sucrose
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
Pharm Action: Sweetening Agents
Registry Number: 57-50-1
CAS Type 1 Name: alpha-D-Glucopyranoside, beta-D-fructofuranosyl
DeCS ID: 13780
Unique ID: D013395
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: 2017/04/10
Sucrose - Preferred
Concept UI M0020722
Scope note A nonreducing disaccharide composed of GLUCOSE and FRUCTOSE linked via their anomeric carbons. It is obtained commercially from SUGARCANE, sugar beet (BETA VULGARIS), and other plants and used extensively as a food and a sweetener.
Preferred term Sucrose
Entry term(s) Saccharose



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