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Descriptor in English: Anthocyanins
Descriptor in Spanish: Antocianinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Antocianinas
Descriptor in French: Anthocyanes
Entry term(s): Anthocyanidin
Anthocyanidins
Anthocyanin
Leucoanthocyanidins
Tree number(s): D03.383.663.283.266.450.087
D03.633.100.150.266.450.087
D09.408.084
D23.767.124
Scope note: A group of FLAVONOIDS derived from FLAVONOLS, which lack the ketone oxygen at the 4-position. They are glycosylated versions of cyanidin, pelargonidin or delphinidin. The conjugated bonds result in blue, red, and purple colors in flowers of plants.
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
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
History Note: 1963; for ANTHOCYANIN use ANTHOCYANINS (NM)
DeCS UI: 887
Descriptor UI: D000872
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/27
Anthocyanins - Preferred
Concept UI M0001302
Scope note A group of FLAVONOIDS derived from FLAVONOLS, which lack the ketone oxygen at the 4-position. They are glycosylated versions of cyanidin, pelargonidin or delphinidin. The conjugated bonds result in blue, red, and purple colors in flowers of plants.
Preferred term Anthocyanins
Entry term(s) Anthocyanin
Leucoanthocyanidins - Narrower
Concept UI M0429349
Scope note Compounds at the intermediate chemical step between flavonols and anthocyanidins.
Preferred term Leucoanthocyanidins
Anthocyanidins - Narrower
Concept UI M0402350
Scope note The aglycone form of anthocyanins.
Preferred term Anthocyanidins
Entry term(s) Anthocyanidin



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