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Descriptor English: Desmosine
Descriptor Spanish: Desmosina
Descriptor Portuguese: Desmosina
Descriptor French: Desmosine
Entry term(s): 4-(4-Amino-4-Carboxybutyl)-1-(5-Amino-5-Carboxypentyl)-3,5-bis(3-Amino-3-Carboxypropyl)pyridinium
Tree number(s): D03.383.725.762.300
D12.125.072.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003895
Scope note: A rare amino acid found in elastin, formed by condensation of four molecules of lysine into a pyridinium ring.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
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AI antagonists & inhibitors
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BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
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DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
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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
Registry Number: 11003-57-9
CAS Type 1 Name: Pyridinium, 4-(4-amino-4-carboxybutyl)-1-(5-amino-5-carboxypentyl)-3,5-bis(3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)-
Previous Indexing: Amino Acids (1972-1974)
Pyridinium Compounds (1970-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under AMINO ACIDS 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under AMINO ACIDS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 3915
Unique ID: D003895
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/05/28
Desmosine - Preferred
Concept UI M0006081
Scope note A rare amino acid found in elastin, formed by condensation of four molecules of lysine into a pyridinium ring.
Preferred term Desmosine
Entry term(s) 4-(4-Amino-4-Carboxybutyl)-1-(5-Amino-5-Carboxypentyl)-3,5-bis(3-Amino-3-Carboxypropyl)pyridinium



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