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Descriptor English: Farnesol
Descriptor Spanish: Farnesol
Descriptor Portuguese: Farneseno Álcool
Descriptor French: Farnésol
Tree number(s): D02.033.415.400
D02.455.849.765.424
D10.289.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005204
Scope note: A colorless liquid extracted from oils of plants such as citronella, neroli, cyclamen, and tuberose. It is an intermediate step in the biological synthesis of cholesterol from mevalonic acid in vertebrates. It has a delicate odor and is used in perfumery. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
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: 4602-84-0
CAS Type 1 Name: 2,6,10-Dodecatrien-1-ol, 3,7,11-trimethyl-
Public MeSH Note: 68
Online Note: use FARNESOL to search FARNESYL COMPOUNDS 1966-67 (as Prov)
History Note: 68; was FARNESYL COMPOUNDS 1965-67 (Prov)
DeCS ID: 5308
Unique ID: D005204
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/27
Farnesol - Preferred
Concept UI M0008233
Scope note A colorless liquid extracted from oils of plants such as citronella, neroli, cyclamen, and tuberose. It is an intermediate step in the biological synthesis of cholesterol from mevalonic acid in vertebrates. It has a delicate odor and is used in perfumery. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
Preferred term Farnesol



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