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Descriptor English: Ergothioneine
Descriptor Spanish: Ergotioneína
Descriptor Portuguese: Ergotioneína
Descriptor French: Ergothionéine
Entry term(s): 2 Thiol L histidine betaine
2-Thiol-L-histidine-betaine
Thioneine
Tree number(s): D02.886.489.225
D12.125.072.329.269
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004880
Scope note: A naturally occurring metabolite of HISTIDINE that has antioxidant properties.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
DF deficiency
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
Pharm Action: Antioxidants
Registry Number: BDZ3DQM98W
CAS Type 1 Name: 1H-Imidazole-4-ethanaminium, alpha-carboxy-2,3-dihydro-N,N,N-trimethyl-2-thioxo-, inner salt, (S)-
DeCS ID: 4963
Unique ID: D004880
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Ergothioneine - Preferred
Concept UI M0007666
Scope note A naturally occurring metabolite of HISTIDINE that has antioxidant properties.
Preferred term Ergothioneine
Entry term(s) 2 Thiol L histidine betaine
2-Thiol-L-histidine-betaine
Thioneine



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