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Descriptor English: Sugar Alcohols
Descriptor Spanish: Alcoholes del Azúcar
Descriptor Portuguese: Álcoois Açúcares
Descriptor French: Polyols
Entry term(s): Alcohols, Sugar
Alditols
Tree number(s): D02.033.800
D09.853
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013402
Scope note: Polyhydric alcohols having no more than one hydroxy group attached to each carbon atom. They are formed by the reduction of the carbonyl group of a sugar to a hydroxyl group.(From Dorland, 28th ed)
Annotation:
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: Alcohols (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 72
History Note: 72
DeCS ID: 13788
Unique ID: D013402
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: 2004/07/07
Sugar Alcohols - Preferred
Concept UI M0020728
Scope note Polyhydric alcohols having no more than one hydroxy group attached to each carbon atom. They are formed by the reduction of the carbonyl group of a sugar to a hydroxyl group.(From Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Sugar Alcohols
Entry term(s) Alcohols, Sugar
Alditols



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