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Descriptor in English: Fatty Acids
Descriptor in Spanish: Ácidos Grasos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ácidos Graxos
Descriptor in French: Acides gras
Entry term(s): Acids, Aliphatic
Acids, Esterified Fatty
Acids, Fatty
Acids, Saturated Fatty
Aliphatic Acids
Esterified Fatty Acids
Fatty Acids, Esterified
Fatty Acids, Saturated
Saturated Fatty Acids
Tree number(s): D10.251
SP4.097.039.704.390
Scope note: Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
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
History Note: /metabolism was FATTY ACID METABOLISM 1965
DeCS UI: 5331
Descriptor UI: D005227
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Fatty Acids - Preferred
Concept UI M0008265
Scope note Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Preferred term Fatty Acids
Entry term(s) Acids, Fatty
Fatty Acids, Esterified - Narrower
Concept UI M0008266
Preferred term Fatty Acids, Esterified
Entry term(s) Acids, Esterified Fatty
Esterified Fatty Acids
Fatty Acids, Saturated - Narrower
Concept UI M0008267
Preferred term Fatty Acids, Saturated
Entry term(s) Acids, Saturated Fatty
Saturated Fatty Acids
Aliphatic Acids - Broader
Concept UI M0008264
Preferred term Aliphatic Acids
Entry term(s) Acids, Aliphatic



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