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Descriptor English: Proanthocyanidins
Descriptor Spanish: Proantocianidinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Proantocianidinas
Descriptor French: Proanthocyanidines
Entry term(s): Anthocyanidin Polymers
Condensed Tannin
Condensed Tannins
Polymers, Anthocyanidin
Procyanidins
Tannin, Condensed
Tannins, Condensed
Tree number(s): D03.383.663.283.266.450.700
D03.633.100.150.266.450.700
D05.750.078.937.429
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044945
Scope note: Dimers and oligomers of flavan-3-ol units (CATECHIN analogs) linked mainly through C4 to C8 bonds to leucoanthocyanidins. They are structurally similar to ANTHOCYANINS but are the result of a different fork in biosynthetic pathways.
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
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
Previous Indexing: Anthocyanidins (1977-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004; PROANTHOCYANIDINS was indexed under ANTHOCYANIDINS 1977-2003
History Note: 2004; use PROANTHOCYANIDIN (NM) 1977-2003
DeCS ID: 38094
Unique ID: D044945
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Proanthocyanidins - Preferred
Concept UI M0060821
Scope note Dimers and oligomers of flavan-3-ol units (CATECHIN analogs) linked mainly through C4 to C8 bonds to leucoanthocyanidins. They are structurally similar to ANTHOCYANINS but are the result of a different fork in biosynthetic pathways.
Preferred term Proanthocyanidins
Entry term(s) Anthocyanidin Polymers
Condensed Tannin
Condensed Tannins
Polymers, Anthocyanidin
Tannin, Condensed
Tannins, Condensed
Procyanidins - Narrower
Concept UI M0457312
Scope note Proanthocyanidins consisting exclusively of (epi)catechin.
Preferred term Procyanidins



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