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Descriptor English: Triterpenes
Descriptor Spanish: Triterpenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Triterpenos
Descriptor French: Triterpènes
Entry term(s): Triterpene
Triterpenoid
Triterpenoids
Tree number(s): D02.455.849.919
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014315
Scope note: A class of terpenes (the general formula C30H48) formed by the condensation of six isoprene units, equivalent to three terpene units.
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
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74
DeCS ID: 14716
Unique ID: D014315
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Triterpenes - Preferred
Concept UI M0022020
Scope note A class of terpenes (the general formula C30H48) formed by the condensation of six isoprene units, equivalent to three terpene units.
Preferred term Triterpenes
Entry term(s) Triterpene
Triterpenoid
Triterpenoids



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