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Descriptor English: Acetals
Descriptor Spanish: Acetales
Descriptor Portuguese: Acetais
Descriptor French: Acétals
Entry term(s): Acetal
Tree number(s): D02.355.071
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000080
Scope note: Diethers with the structure -C(OR'')(OR'''), where R'' and R''' are not hydrogen. Mixed acetals have R'' and R''' groups which differ.
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
Previous Indexing: Ethers (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS ID: 84
Unique ID: D000080
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Acetals - Preferred
Concept UI M0000112
Scope note Diethers with the structure -C(OR'')(OR'''), where R'' and R''' are not hydrogen. Mixed acetals have R'' and R''' groups which differ.
Preferred term Acetals
Entry term(s) Acetal



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