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Descriptor English: Glucans
Descriptor Spanish: Glucanos
Descriptor Portuguese: Glucanos
Descriptor French: Glucanes
Entry term(s): Glucan (BO)
Glucose Polymer
Polycose
Polyglucoses
Polymer, Glucose
Tree number(s): D05.750.078.562
D09.698.365
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005936
Scope note: Polysaccharides composed of repeating glucose units. They can consist of branched or unbranched chains in any linkages.
Annotation:
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
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Glucose (1966-1978)
Polysaccharides (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 79
History Note: 79
DeCS ID: 6080
Unique ID: D005936
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/12/15
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Glucans - Preferred
Concept UI M0009317
Scope note Polysaccharides composed of repeating glucose units. They can consist of branched or unbranched chains in any linkages.
Preferred term Glucans
Entry term(s) Glucose Polymer
Polyglucoses
Polymer, Glucose
Polycose - Narrower
Concept UI M0373000
Preferred term Polycose
Glucan (BO) - Narrower
Concept UI M0009316
Preferred term Glucan (BO)



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