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Descriptor English: Glycerol
Descriptor Spanish: Glicerol
Descriptor Portuguese: Glicerol
Descriptor French: Glycérol
Entry term(s): 1,2,3-Propanetriol
1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane
Glycerin
Glycerine
Tree number(s): D02.033.800.875.500
D09.853.875.500
HP7.029.152.219
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005990
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
Pharm Action: Cryoprotective Agents
Solvents
Registry Number: PDC6A3C0OX
CAS Type 1 Name: 1,2,3-Propanetriol
Public MeSH Note: 98; see GLYCERIN 1963-97; for GLYCEROL see GLYCERIN 1976-97
History Note: 98
DeCS ID: 6134
Unique ID: D005990
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/06/09
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-Propanetriol
1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane
Glycerin
Glycerine



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