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Descriptor in English: Ketones
Descriptor in Spanish: Cetonas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cetonas
Descriptor in French: Cétones
Tree number(s): D02.522
SP4.097.036.624
Scope note: Organic compounds containing a carbonyl group =C=O bonded to two hydrocarbon groups.
Annotation: KETO ACIDS & KETOSES are also available; ketogenesis is probably KETONE BODIES /biosyn
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
DeCS UI: 7824
Descriptor UI: D007659
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Ketones - Preferred
Concept UI M0011995
Scope note Organic compounds containing a carbonyl group =C=O bonded to two hydrocarbon groups.
Preferred term Ketones



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