Descriptor English: Lignans
Descriptor Spanish: Lignanos
Descriptor Portuguese: Lignanas
Descriptor French: Lignanes
Entry term(s): Néolignanes
Tree number(s): D02.455.426.559.389.140.450
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A class of dibenzylbutane derivatives which occurs in higher plants and in fluids (bile, serum, urine, etc.) in man and other animals. These compounds, which have a potential anti-cancer role, can be synthesized in vitro by human fecal flora. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Annotation: do not confuse with LIGNIN, also found in plants
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration et posologie
AE effets indésirables
AG agonistes
AI antagonistes et inhibiteurs
AN analyse
BI biosynthèse
BL sang
CF liquide cérébrospinal
CH composition chimique
CL classification
CS synthèse chimique
EC économie
HI histoire
IM immunologie
IP isolement et purification
ME métabolisme
PD pharmacologie
PK pharmacocinétique
PO intoxication
RE effets des radiations
SD ressources et distribution
ST normes
TO toxicité
TU usage thérapeutique
UR urine
DeCS ID: 31342
Unique ID: D017705
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/02/16
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Lignanes - Preferred
Concept UI M0026769
Preferred term Lignanes
Néolignanes - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0026770
Preferred term Néolignanes

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