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Descriptor in English: Ketone Bodies
Descriptor in Spanish: Cuerpos Cetónicos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Corpos Cetônicos
Descriptor in French: Corps cétoniques
Entry term(s): Acetone Bodies
Bodies, Acetone
Bodies, Ketone
Tree number(s): D02.522.585
Scope note: The metabolic substances ACETONE; 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID; and acetoacetic acid (ACETOACETATES). They are produced in the liver and kidney during FATTY ACIDS oxidation and used as a source of energy by the heart, muscle and brain.
Annotation: ketogenesis is probably KETONE BODIES /biosyn
Allowable Qualifiers: 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: Ketosis MeSH
DeCS UI: 7822
Descriptor UI: D007657
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Ketone Bodies - Preferred
Concept UI M0011993
Scope note The metabolic substances ACETONE; 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID; and acetoacetic acid (ACETOACETATES). They are produced in the liver and kidney during FATTY ACIDS oxidation and used as a source of energy by the heart, muscle and brain.
Preferred term Ketone Bodies
Entry term(s) Bodies, Ketone
Acetone Bodies - Narrower
Concept UI M0011992
Preferred term Acetone Bodies
Entry term(s) Bodies, Acetone



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