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Descriptor English: Molasses
Descriptor Spanish: Melaza
Descriptor Portuguese: Melaço
Descriptor French: Mélasses
Entry term(s): Molasse
Tree number(s): G07.203.300.662
J02.500.662
VS2.001.001.002.024
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008965
Scope note: The syrup remaining after sugar is crystallized out of SUGARCANE or sugar beet juice. It is also used in ANIMAL FEED, and in a fermented form, is used to make industrial ETHYL ALCOHOL and ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
HI history
MI microbiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TO toxicity
VI virology
Pharm Action: Sweetening Agents
DeCS ID: 21081
Unique ID: D008965
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2014/10/14
Molasses - Preferred
Concept UI M0013982
Scope note The syrup remaining after sugar is crystallized out of SUGARCANE or sugar beet juice. It is also used in ANIMAL FEED, and in a fermented form, is used to make industrial ETHYL ALCOHOL and ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.
Preferred term Molasses
Entry term(s) Molasse



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