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Descriptor in English: Triterpenes
Descriptor in Spanish: Triterpenos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Triterpenos
Descriptor in French: Triterpènes
Entry term(s): Triterpenoids
Tree number(s): D02.455.849.919
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
History Note: 74
DeCS UI: 14716
Descriptor UI: D014315
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/10/10
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) Triterpenoids



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