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Descriptor English: Kynurenine
Descriptor Spanish: Quinurenina
Descriptor quinurenina
Scope note: Metabolito del aminoácido esencial triptófano metabolizado en la vía del triptófano-quinurenina.
Descriptor Portuguese: Cinurenina
Descriptor French: Cynurénine
Tree number(s): D12.125.608
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007737
Scope note: A metabolite of the essential amino acid tryptophan metabolized via the tryptophan-kynurenine pathway.
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
DE drug effects
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: 343-65-7
CAS Type 1 Name: Benzenebutanoic acid, alpha,2-diamino-gamma-oxo-
Related: Tryptophan MeSH
DeCS ID: 7914
Unique ID: D007737
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/08
Kynurenine - Preferred
Concept UI M0012093
Scope note A metabolite of the essential amino acid tryptophan metabolized via the tryptophan-kynurenine pathway.
Preferred term Kynurenine



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