Search
Descriptor English: Cucurbitacins
Descriptor Spanish: Cucurbitacinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Cucurbitacinas
Descriptor French: Cucurbitacines
Entry term(s): Cucurbitacin
Tree number(s): D02.455.849.919.138
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054728
Scope note: Triterpenes that derive from LANOSTEROL by a shift of the C19 methyl to the C9 position. They are found in seeds and roots of CUCURBITACEAE and other plants and are noted for intense bitterness.
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
UR urine
Registry Number: 60137-06-6
CAS Type 1 Name: 19-Norlanosta-1,5-diene-3,11,22-trione, 16,24-epoxy-2,25-dihydroxy-9-methyl-, (9beta,10alpha,16alpha,24S)-
Public MeSH Note: 2008; CUCURBITACINS was indexed under Triterpenes 1975-2007
History Note: 2008 (1975); use CUCURBITACINS (NM) 1975-1980
DeCS ID: 52643
Unique ID: D054728
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2008/01/01
Date of Entry: 2007/07/11
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Cucurbitacins - Preferred
Concept UI M0050173
Scope note Triterpenes that derive from LANOSTEROL by a shift of the C19 methyl to the C9 position. They are found in seeds and roots of CUCURBITACEAE and other plants and are noted for intense bitterness.
Preferred term Cucurbitacins
Entry term(s) Cucurbitacin



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey