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Descriptor English: Glucose
Descriptor Spanish: Glucosa
Descriptor Portuguese: Glucose
Descriptor French: Glucose
Entry term(s): Anhydrous Dextrose
D Glucose
D-Glucose
Dextrose
Dextrose, Anhydrous
Glucose Monohydrate
Glucose, (DL)-Isomer
Glucose, (L)-Isomer
Glucose, (alpha-D)-Isomer
Glucose, (beta-D)-Isomer
L Glucose
L-Glucose
Monohydrate, Glucose
Tree number(s): D09.947.875.359.448
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005947
Scope note: A primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement.
Annotation: /blood = BLOOD GLUCOSE but consider also HYPERGLYCEMIA & HYPOGLYCEMIA; /defic: consider also HYPOGLYCEMIA
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
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
Entry Combination: blood:Blood Glucose
urine:Glycosuria
Pharm Action: Sweetening Agents
Registry Number: IY9XDZ35W2
CAS Type 1 Name: D-Glucose
Public MeSH Note: /metabolism was GLUCOSE METABOLISM 1965; GLUCOSE INJECTION was heading 1963-66
Online Note: use GLUCOSE to search GLUCOSE INJECTION 1966
History Note: /metabolism was GLUCOSE METABOLISM 1965; GLUCOSE INJECTION was heading 1963-66
Related: Blood Glucose MeSH
Glycosuria MeSH
Hyperglycemia MeSH
Hypoglycemia MeSH
DeCS ID: 6091
Unique ID: D005947
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/10
Glucose - Preferred
Concept UI M0009339
Scope note A primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement.
Preferred term Glucose
Entry term(s) D Glucose
D-Glucose
Dextrose
Glucose, (alpha-D)-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0330317
Preferred term Glucose, (alpha-D)-Isomer
Anhydrous Dextrose - Narrower
Concept UI M0582743
Preferred term Anhydrous Dextrose
Entry term(s) Dextrose, Anhydrous
Glucose, (DL)-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0330319
Preferred term Glucose, (DL)-Isomer
Glucose, (L)-Isomer - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0330321
Preferred term Glucose, (L)-Isomer
Entry term(s) L Glucose
L-Glucose
Glucose Monohydrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0330320
Preferred term Glucose Monohydrate
Entry term(s) Monohydrate, Glucose
Glucose, (beta-D)-Isomer - Narrower
Concept UI M0330318
Preferred term Glucose, (beta-D)-Isomer



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