Search
Descriptor in English: Amino Acids, Essential
Descriptor in Spanish: Aminoácidos Esenciales
Descriptor in Portuguese: Aminoácidos Essenciais
Descriptor in French: Acides aminés essentiels
Entry term(s): Acids, Essential Amino
Essential Amino Acids
Tree number(s): D12.125.142
Scope note: Amino acids that are not synthesized by the human body in amounts sufficient to carry out physiological functions. They are obtained from dietary foodstuffs.
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
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
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: 74
DeCS UI: 604
Descriptor UI: D000601
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/13
Amino Acids, Essential - Preferred
Concept UI M0000927
Scope note Amino acids that are not synthesized by the human body in amounts sufficient to carry out physiological functions. They are obtained from dietary foodstuffs.
Preferred term Amino Acids, Essential
Entry term(s) Acids, Essential Amino
Essential Amino Acids



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey