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Descriptor English: Monosaccharides
Descriptor Spanish: Monosacáridos
Descriptor Portuguese: Monossacarídeos
Descriptor French: Oses
Entry term(s): Monosaccharide
Simple Sugar
Simple Sugars
Sugar, Simple
Sugars, Simple
Tree number(s): D09.947.875
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009005
Scope note: Single chain carbohydrates that are the most basic units of CARBOHYDRATES. They are typically colorless crystalline substances with a sweet taste and have the same general formula CnH2nOn.
Annotation: general or unspecified only; prefer specifics
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
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
DeCS ID: 9194
Unique ID: D009005
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: 2020/05/27
Monosaccharides - Preferred
Concept UI M0014043
Scope note Single chain carbohydrates that are the most basic units of CARBOHYDRATES. They are typically colorless crystalline substances with a sweet taste and have the same general formula CnH2nOn.
Preferred term Monosaccharides
Entry term(s) Monosaccharide
Simple Sugar
Simple Sugars
Sugar, Simple
Sugars, Simple



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