Search
Descriptor English: Benzoin
Descriptor Spanish: Benzoína
Descriptor Portuguese: Benzoína
Descriptor French: Benzoïne
Entry term(s): 2 hydroxy 1,2 diphenylethanone
2-hydroxy-1,2-diphenylethanone
Tree number(s): D02.522.120.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001573
Scope note: A white crystalline compound prepared by condensation of benzaldehyde in potassium cyanide and used in organic syntheses. This should not be confused with benzoin gum from STYRAX.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Registry Number: L7J6A1NE81
CAS Type 1 Name: Ethanone, 2-hydroxy-1,2-diphenyl-
DeCS ID: 29324
Unique ID: D001573
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: 2013/07/08
Benzoin - Preferred
Concept UI M0002361
Scope note A white crystalline compound prepared by condensation of benzaldehyde in potassium cyanide and used in organic syntheses. This should not be confused with benzoin gum from STYRAX.
Preferred term Benzoin
Entry term(s) 2 hydroxy 1,2 diphenylethanone
2-hydroxy-1,2-diphenylethanone



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey