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Acarbose MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Acarbose
Tree Number(s)
D09.698.629.802.100
Unique ID
D020909
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020909
Scope Note
An inhibitor of ALPHA-GLUCOSIDASES that retards the digestion and absorption of DIETARY CARBOHYDRATES in the SMALL INTESTINE.
Entry Term(s)
Bay g 5421
Glucobay
Glucor
Glumida
Prandase
Precose
Pharm Action
Glycoside Hydrolase Inhibitors
Registry Number
T58MSI464G
Related Numbers
56180-94-0
CAS Type 1 Name
D-glucose, O-4,6-dideoxy-4-(((1S-(1 alpha,4 alpha,5 beta,6 alpha))-4,5,6-trihydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)amino)-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-4)-O-alpha-D-glucopyr anosyl-(1-4)-
NLM Classification #
WK 825
Previous Indexing
Cyclohexanols (1979-1981)
Polysaccharides, Bacterial (1978-1979)
Trisaccharides (1980-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; ACARBOSE was indexed under TRISACCHARIDES 1980-1999, CYCLOHEXANOLS 1979-1981, & POLYSACCHARIDES 1978-1979
History Note
2000; use ACARBOSE (NM) 1979-1999
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2017/01/17
Acarbose Preferred
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