Descriptor English: Butyric Acid
Descriptor Spanish: Ácido Butírico
Descriptor ácido butírico
Scope note: Ácido de cuatro carbonos, CH3CH2CH2COOH, con olor desagradable que ocurre en la mantequilla y en la grasa animal como éster de glicerol.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácido Butírico
Descriptor French: Acide butyrique
Entry term(s): Acid, Butanoic
Acid, Butyric
Butanoic Acid
Butyrate, Magnesium
Butyrate, Sodium
Butyric Acid Magnesium Salt
Butyric Acid, Sodium Salt
Dibutyrate, Magnesium
Magnesium Butyrate
Magnesium Dibutyrate
Sodium Butyrate
Tree number(s): D02.
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A four carbon acid, CH3CH2CH2COOH, with an unpleasant odor that occurs in butter and animal fat as the glycerol ester.
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
Entry Combination: analogs & derivatives:Butyrates
Pharm Action: Histamine Antagonists
Registry Number: 107-92-6
CAS Type 1 Name: Butanoic Acid
Previous Indexing: Butyric Acids (1981-1998)
Public MeSH Note: 99; BUTYRIC ACID was indexed under BUTYRIC ACIDS 1981-98
History Note: 99; use BUTYRIC ACID (NM) 1981-98
DeCS ID: 33794
Unique ID: D020148
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Butyric Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0029881
Scope note A four carbon acid, CH3CH2CH2COOH, with an unpleasant odor that occurs in butter and animal fat as the glycerol ester.
Preferred term Butyric Acid
Entry term(s) Acid, Butanoic
Acid, Butyric
Butanoic Acid
Magnesium Dibutyrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0585209
Preferred term Magnesium Dibutyrate
Entry term(s) Dibutyrate, Magnesium
Magnesium Butyrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0585208
Preferred term Magnesium Butyrate
Entry term(s) Butyrate, Magnesium
Butyric Acid Magnesium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0584088
Preferred term Butyric Acid Magnesium Salt
Sodium Butyrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0584087
Preferred term Sodium Butyrate
Entry term(s) Butyrate, Sodium
Butyric Acid, Sodium Salt

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