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Descriptor English: Mevalonic Acid
Descriptor Spanish: Ácido Mevalónico
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácido Mevalônico
Descriptor French: Acide mévalonique
Entry term(s): Acid, Mevalonic
Mevalonate
Tree number(s): D02.241.511.579
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008798
Scope note: A dihydroxy monocarboxylic acid and precursor in the biosynthetic pathway known as the mevalonate pathway, which produces terpenes and steroids that are vital for diverse cellular functions.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
Registry Number: S5UOB36OCZ
CAS Type 1 Name: Pentanoic acid, 3,5-dihydroxy-3-methyl-
DeCS ID: 8987
Unique ID: D008798
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: 2015/11/23
Mevalonic Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0013714
Scope note A dihydroxy monocarboxylic acid and precursor in the biosynthetic pathway known as the mevalonate pathway, which produces terpenes and steroids that are vital for diverse cellular functions.
Preferred term Mevalonic Acid
Entry term(s) Acid, Mevalonic
Mevalonate - Narrower
Concept UI M0013715
Preferred term Mevalonate



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