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Descriptor in English: Benzoic Acid
Descriptor in Spanish: Ácido Benzoico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ácido Benzoico
Descriptor in French: Acide benzoïque
Entry term(s): Acid, Benzoic
Benzoate, Potassium
Potassium Benzoate
Ucephan
Tree number(s): D02.241.223.100.120
D02.455.426.559.389.127.117
Scope note: A fungistatic compound that is widely used as a food preservative. It is conjugated to GLYCINE in the liver and excreted as hippuric acid.
Annotation: BENZOIC ACIDS see BENZOATES is also available
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
History Note: 1999; for POTASSIUM BENZOATE use BENZOATES 1999-2012
DeCS UI: 33801
Descriptor UI: D019817
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Benzoic Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0029415
Scope note A fungistatic compound that is widely used as a food preservative. It is conjugated to GLYCINE in the liver and excreted as hippuric acid.
Preferred term Benzoic Acid
Entry term(s) Acid, Benzoic
Potassium Benzoate - Narrower
Concept UI M0002351
Preferred term Potassium Benzoate
Entry term(s) Benzoate, Potassium
Ucephan - Narrower
Concept UI M0459874
Preferred term Ucephan



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