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Descriptor in English: Inosine
Descriptor in Spanish: Inosina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Inosina
Descriptor in French: Inosine
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.759.590.616
D13.570.583.616
D13.570.800.573
Scope note: A purine nucleoside that has hypoxanthine linked by the N9 nitrogen to the C1 carbon of ribose. It is an intermediate in the degradation of purines and purine nucleosides to uric acid and in pathways of purine salvage. It also occurs in the anticodon of certain transfer RNA molecules. (Dorland, 28th ed)
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
Online Note: search NUCLEOSIDES 1966-70
History Note: 73(71); was see under NUCLEOSIDES 1963-71
DeCS UI: 7462
Descriptor UI: D007288
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Inosine - Preferred
Concept UI M0011366
Scope note A purine nucleoside that has hypoxanthine linked by the N9 nitrogen to the C1 carbon of ribose. It is an intermediate in the degradation of purines and purine nucleosides to uric acid and in pathways of purine salvage. It also occurs in the anticodon of certain transfer RNA molecules. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Preferred term Inosine



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