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Glucans MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Glucans
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.078.562
D09.698.365
Unique ID
D005936
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005936
Scope Note
Polysaccharides composed of repeating glucose units. They can consist of branched or unbranched chains in any linkages.
Entry Term(s)
Glucan
Glucan (BO)
Glucose Polymer
Polycose
Polyglucose
Polyglucoses
NLM Classification #
QU 83
Previous Indexing
Glucose (1966-1978)
Polysaccharides (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
79
History Note
79
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/12/15
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Glucans Preferred
Glucan (BO) Narrower
Polycose Narrower
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