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Descriptor English: Nicotinic Acids
Descriptor Spanish: Ácidos Nicotínicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácidos Nicotínicos
Descriptor French: Acides nicotiniques
Entry term(s): Acids, Nicotinic
Tree number(s): D03.066.515
D03.383.725.547
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009539
Scope note: 2-, 3-, or 4-Pyridinecarboxylic acids. Pyridine derivatives substituted with a carboxy group at the 2-, 3-, or 4-position. The 3-carboxy derivative (NIACIN) is active as a vitamin.
Annotation: /defic: consider also PELLAGRA; /ther use: coordinate disease with /drug ther, not /diet ther
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
Pharm Action: Vitamin B Complex
Public MeSH Note: 75; was NICOTINIC ACID 1963-74
Online Note: use NICOTINIC ACIDS to search NICOTINIC ACID 1966-74
History Note: 75; was NICOTINIC ACID 1963-74
DeCS ID: 9724
Unique ID: D009539
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Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Nicotinic Acids - Preferred
Concept UI M0014839
Scope note 2-, 3-, or 4-Pyridinecarboxylic acids. Pyridine derivatives substituted with a carboxy group at the 2-, 3-, or 4-position. The 3-carboxy derivative (NIACIN) is active as a vitamin.
Preferred term Nicotinic Acids
Entry term(s) Acids, Nicotinic



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