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Descriptor English: Dextrins
Descriptor Spanish: Dextrinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Dextrinas
Descriptor French: Dextrine
Entry term(s): Dextrin
Tree number(s): D05.750.078.562.855.375
D09.301.915.400
D09.698.365.855.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003912
Scope note: A group of low-molecular-weight carbohydrates produced by the hydrolysis of STARCH or GLYCOGEN. They are mixtures of polymers of D-glucose units linked by alpha-(1->4) or alpha-(1->6) glycosidic bonds.
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
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Public MeSH Note: 1991; see STARCH 1979-1990; see POLYSACCHARIDES 1963-78
History Note: 1991(1975); use STARCH 1979-1990; use POLYSACCHARIDES 1963-1978
DeCS ID: 3933
Unique ID: D003912
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/04/09
Dextrins - Preferred
Concept UI M0006132
Scope note A group of low-molecular-weight carbohydrates produced by the hydrolysis of STARCH or GLYCOGEN. They are mixtures of polymers of D-glucose units linked by alpha-(1->4) or alpha-(1->6) glycosidic bonds.
Preferred term Dextrins
Entry term(s) Dextrin



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