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Descriptor English: Polyhydroxyalkanoates
Descriptor Spanish: Polihidroxialcanoatos
Descriptor Portuguese: Poli-Hidroxialcanoatos
Descriptor French: Polyhydroxyalcanoates
Tree number(s): D05.750.078.789
D05.750.728.890
D10.751
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054813
Scope note: Fatty acid biopolymers that are biosynthesized by microbial polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase enzymes. They are being investigated for use as biodegradable polyesters.
Annotation:
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
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
Previous Indexing: Fatty Acids (1990-2007)
Polyesters (1990-2007)
Public MeSH Note: 2008
History Note: 2008
DeCS ID: 52655
Unique ID: D054813
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2008/01/01
Date of Entry: 2007/07/09
Polyhydroxyalkanoates - Preferred
Concept UI M0507869
Scope note Fatty acid biopolymers that are biosynthesized by microbial polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase enzymes. They are being investigated for use as biodegradable polyesters.
Preferred term Polyhydroxyalkanoates



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