Descriptor English: 3-Hydroxybutyric Acid
Descriptor Spanish: Ácido 3-Hidroxibutírico
Descriptor ácido 3-hidroxibutírico
Entry term(s) 3-hidroxibutirato
Scope note: ÁCIDO BUTÍRICO sustituido en la posición beta o 3. Es uno de los cuerpos cetónicos producidos en el hígado y se presenta a elevadas concentraciones en la sangre y orina en la CETOSIS. (Dorland, 28 ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácido 3-Hidroxibutírico
Descriptor French: Acide 3-hydroxy-butyrique
Entry term(s): (+ -)-3-Hydroxybutyric Acid
3 Hydroxybutyrate
3 Hydroxybutyric Acid
beta Hydroxybutyrate
beta Hydroxybutyric Acid
beta-Hydroxybutyric Acid
Tree number(s): D02.
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: BUTYRIC ACID substituted in the beta or 3 position. It is one of the ketone bodies produced in the liver.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Entry Combination: analogs & derivatives:Hydroxybutyrates
Registry Number: TZP1275679
CAS Type 1 Name: Butanoic acid, 3-hydroxy-
Previous Indexing: Hydroxybutyrates (1966-1998)
Public MeSH Note: 99; 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID was indexed under HYDROXYBUTYRATES 1966-98
History Note: 99; use 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID (NM) 1980-98
DeCS ID: 33795
Unique ID: D020155
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/11
Revision Date: 2015/10/20
3-Hydroxybutyric Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0029884
Scope note BUTYRIC ACID substituted in the beta or 3 position. It is one of the ketone bodies produced in the liver.
Preferred term 3-Hydroxybutyric Acid
Entry term(s) (+ -)-3-Hydroxybutyric Acid
3 Hydroxybutyric Acid
beta Hydroxybutyric Acid
beta-Hydroxybutyric Acid
3-Hydroxybutyrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0029885
Preferred term 3-Hydroxybutyrate
Entry term(s) 3 Hydroxybutyrate
beta Hydroxybutyrate

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