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Descriptor English: Decarboxylation
Descriptor Spanish: Descarboxilación
Descriptor Portuguese: Descarboxilação
Descriptor French: Décarboxylation
Entry term(s): Decarboxylations
Tree number(s): G02.111.195
G02.607.188
G03.225
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003653
Scope note: The removal of a carboxyl group, usually in the form of carbon dioxide, from a chemical compound.
Annotation: almost never IM; enzymatic decarboxylation: coord NIM with CARBOXY-LYASES (IM) + substrate (NIM) or specific carboxy-lyase (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Chemistry, Organic (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under CHEMISTRY, ORGANIC 1971-90
History Note: 91(71); was see under CHEMISTRY, ORGANIC 1971-90
DeCS ID: 3671
Unique ID: D003653
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Decarboxylation - Preferred
Concept UI M0005716
Scope note The removal of a carboxyl group, usually in the form of carbon dioxide, from a chemical compound.
Preferred term Decarboxylation
Entry term(s) Decarboxylations



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