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Descriptor in English: Indican
Descriptor in Spanish: Indicán
Descriptor in Portuguese: Indicã
Descriptor in French: Indican
Entry term(s): 1H-Indol-3-ol Hydrogen Sulfate Ester
Indican Monopotassium Salt
Indican Monosodium Salt
Indoxyl Sulfate
Monopotassium Salt, Indican
Monosodium Salt, Indican
Sulfate, Indoxyl
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.473.393
Scope note: A substance occurring in the urine of mammals and also in blood plasma as the normal metabolite of tryptophan. An increased urinary excretion of indican is seen in Hartnup disease from the bacterial degradation of unabsorbed tryptophan.
Annotation: do not confuse with indican, a glycoside from plants yielding indigo (index under GLYCOSIDES)
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
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
See also the descriptors: Hartnup Disease MeSH
DeCS UI: 7376
Descriptor UI: D007200
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Indican - Preferred
Concept UI M0011222
Scope note A substance occurring in the urine of mammals and also in blood plasma as the normal metabolite of tryptophan. An increased urinary excretion of indican is seen in Hartnup disease from the bacterial degradation of unabsorbed tryptophan.
Preferred term Indican
Entry term(s) 1H-Indol-3-ol Hydrogen Sulfate Ester
Indoxyl Sulfate
Sulfate, Indoxyl
Indican Monosodium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0330162
Preferred term Indican Monosodium Salt
Entry term(s) Monosodium Salt, Indican
Indican Monopotassium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0330161
Preferred term Indican Monopotassium Salt
Entry term(s) Monopotassium Salt, Indican



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