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Descriptor English: Polyketides
Descriptor Spanish: Policétidos
Descriptor Portuguese: Policetídeos
Descriptor French: Polycétides
Entry term(s): Ketides
Polyketide
Tree number(s): D02.540.576
D04.345.674
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D061065
Scope note: Natural compounds containing alternating carbonyl and methylene groups (beta-polyketones), bioenergenetically derived from repeated condensation of acetyl coenzyme A via malonyl coenzyme A, in a process similar to fatty acid synthesis.
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
Public MeSH Note: 2012
History Note: 2012
DeCS ID: 54549
Unique ID: D061065
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Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/07/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Polyketides - Preferred
Concept UI M0556279
Scope note Natural compounds containing alternating carbonyl and methylene groups (beta-polyketones), bioenergenetically derived from repeated condensation of acetyl coenzyme A via malonyl coenzyme A, in a process similar to fatty acid synthesis.
Preferred term Polyketides
Entry term(s) Polyketide
Ketides - Narrower
Concept UI M0556283
Scope note A monomeric unit of polyketides containing adjacent methylene and carbonyl functional groups.
Preferred term Ketides



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