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Descriptor English: Polyanhydrides
Descriptor Spanish: Polianhídridos
Descriptor Portuguese: Polianidridos
Descriptor French: Polyanhydrides
Tree number(s): D02.113.650
D05.750.725
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049388
Scope note: Anhydride polymers with a repeating structure of RC(=O)OC(=O)R. They readily hydrolyze in water making them useful for DELAYED-ACTION PREPARATIONS.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Anhydrides (1985-2004)
Polymers (1983-2004)
Public MeSH Note: 2005
History Note: 2005
DeCS ID: 38656
Unique ID: D049388
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/07
Polyanhydrides - Preferred
Concept UI M0464296
Scope note Anhydride polymers with a repeating structure of RC(=O)OC(=O)R. They readily hydrolyze in water making them useful for DELAYED-ACTION PREPARATIONS.
Preferred term Polyanhydrides



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