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Descriptor in English: Polyketides
Descriptor in Spanish: Policétidos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Policetídeos
Descriptor in French: Polycétides
Entry term(s): Ketides
Tree number(s): D02.540.576
D04.345.674
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
History Note: 2012
DeCS UI: 54549
Descriptor UI: D061065
Date Established: 2012/01/01
Date of Entry: 2011/07/01
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
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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