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Descriptor English: Diacetyl
Descriptor Spanish: Diacetil
Descriptor Portuguese: Diacetil
Descriptor French: Diacétyle
Entry term(s): 2,3 Butanedione
2,3-Butanedione
Biacetyl
Diketobutane
Dimethyldiketone
Dimethylglyoxal
Tree number(s): D02.522.296.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003931
Scope note: Carrier of aroma of butter, vinegar, coffee, and other foods.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: K324J5K4HM
CAS Type 1 Name: 2,3-Butanedione
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under BUTANONES 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under BUTANONES 1975-90
DeCS ID: 3956
Unique ID: D003931
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/27
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Diacetyl - Preferred
Concept UI M0006164
Scope note Carrier of aroma of butter, vinegar, coffee, and other foods.
Preferred term Diacetyl
Entry term(s) 2,3 Butanedione
2,3-Butanedione
Biacetyl
Diketobutane
Dimethyldiketone
Dimethylglyoxal



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