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Descriptor English: Quassins
Descriptor Spanish: Cuassinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Quassinas
Descriptor French: Quassinoïdes
Entry term(s): Quassinoid
Quassinoids
Simaroubolides
Tree number(s): D02.455.849.919.570
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D036702
Scope note: A group of degraded TRITERPENES which have lost ten carbons (8 from the side chain, C17, and one from C4) so have C20 skeletons which could be misinterpreted as DITERPENES. They especially occur in plants of the SIMAROUBACEAE family.
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
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 37308
Unique ID: D036702
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Quassins - Preferred
Concept UI M0410675
Scope note A group of degraded TRITERPENES which have lost ten carbons (8 from the side chain, C17, and one from C4) so have C20 skeletons which could be misinterpreted as DITERPENES. They especially occur in plants of the SIMAROUBACEAE family.
Preferred term Quassins
Entry term(s) Quassinoid
Quassinoids
Simaroubolides - Narrower
Concept UI M0412250
Preferred term Simaroubolides



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