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Descriptor English: Homocysteine
Descriptor Spanish: Homocisteína
Descriptor Portuguese: Homocisteína
Descriptor French: Homocystéine
Entry term(s): 2 amino 4 mercaptobutyric acid
2-amino-4-mercaptobutyric acid
Homocysteine, L Isomer
Homocysteine, L-Isomer
L-Isomer Homocysteine
Tree number(s): D02.886.030.498
D12.125.166.498
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006710
Scope note: A thiol-containing amino acid formed by a demethylation of METHIONINE.
Annotation: do not confuse with HOMOCYSTINE
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
Registry Number: 0LVT1QZ0BA
CAS Type 1 Name: Homocysteine
DeCS ID: 6866
Unique ID: D006710
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Homocysteine - Preferred
Concept UI M0010514
Scope note A thiol-containing amino acid formed by a demethylation of METHIONINE.
Preferred term Homocysteine
Entry term(s) 2 amino 4 mercaptobutyric acid
2-amino-4-mercaptobutyric acid
Homocysteine, L Isomer
Homocysteine, L-Isomer
L-Isomer Homocysteine



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