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Descriptor in English: Monosaccharides
Descriptor in Spanish: Monosacáridos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Monossacarídeos
Descriptor in French: Oses
Entry term(s): Simple Sugars
Sugars, Simple
Tree number(s): D09.947.875
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 UI: 9194
Descriptor UI: D009005
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/12
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) Simple Sugars
Sugars, Simple



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