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Descriptor in English: Fatty Acids, Volatile
Descriptor in Spanish: Ácidos Grasos Volátiles
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ácidos Graxos Voláteis
Descriptor in French: Acides gras volatils
Entry term(s): Fatty Acids, Short Chain
Fatty Acids, Short-Chain
Short-Chain Fatty Acids
Volatile Fatty Acids
Tree number(s): D10.251.400
Scope note: Short-chain fatty acids of up to six carbon atoms in length. They are the major end products of microbial fermentation in the ruminant digestive tract and have also been implicated in the causation of neurological diseases in humans.
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specific groups or specific acid
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: 73
DeCS UI: 5335
Descriptor UI: D005232
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Fatty Acids, Volatile - Preferred
Concept UI M0008273
Scope note Short-chain fatty acids of up to six carbon atoms in length. They are the major end products of microbial fermentation in the ruminant digestive tract and have also been implicated in the causation of neurological diseases in humans.
Preferred term Fatty Acids, Volatile
Entry term(s) Fatty Acids, Short Chain
Fatty Acids, Short-Chain
Short-Chain Fatty Acids
Volatile Fatty Acids



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