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Descriptor in English: Glycerol
Descriptor in Spanish: Glicerol
Descriptor in Portuguese: Glicerol
Descriptor in French: Glycérol
Entry term(s): 1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane
Glycerin
Glycerine
Tree number(s): D02.033.800.875.500
D09.853.875.500
HP7.029.152.219
Scope note: A trihydroxy sugar alcohol that is an intermediate in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. It is used as a solvent, emollient, pharmaceutical agent, or sweetening agent.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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: 98
DeCS UI: 6134
Descriptor UI: D005990
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/10
Glycerol - Preferred
Concept UI M0009417
Scope note A trihydroxy sugar alcohol that is an intermediate in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. It is used as a solvent, emollient, pharmaceutical agent, or sweetening agent.
Preferred term Glycerol
Entry term(s) 1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane
Glycerin
Glycerine



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