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Descriptor English: Inosine
Descriptor Spanish: Inosina
Descriptor Portuguese: Inosina
Descriptor French: Inosine
Tree number(s): D03.633.100.759.590.616
D13.570.583.616
D13.570.800.573
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007288
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
Registry Number: 5A614L51CT
CAS Type 1 Name: Inosine
Previous Indexing: Nucleosides (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note: 73; was see under NUCLEOSIDES 1963-71
Online Note: search NUCLEOSIDES 1966-70
History Note: 73(71); was see under NUCLEOSIDES 1963-71
DeCS ID: 7462
Unique ID: D007288
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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