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Niacin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Niacin
Tree Number(s)
D03.066.515.475
D03.383.725.547.475
Unique ID
D009525
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009525
Annotation
/defic: consider also PELLAGRA; /‌ther use: coordinate with disease term with either /‌drug ther or /‌diet ther depending on whether niacin is discussed as a drug or a dietary supplement
Scope Note
A water-soluble vitamin of the B complex occurring in various animal and plant tissues. It is required by the body for the formation of coenzymes NAD and NADP. It has PELLAGRA-curative, vasodilating, and antilipemic properties.
Entry Term(s)
3-Pyridinecarboxylic Acid
Enduracin
Induracin
Lithium Nicotinate
Niacin Aluminum Salt
Niacin Ammonium Salt
Niacin Calcium Salt
Niacin Cobalt (2+) Salt
Niacin Copper (2+) Salt
Niacin Hydrochloride
Niacin Iron (2+) Salt
Niacin Lithium Salt
Niacin Lithium Salt, Hemihydrate
Niacin Magnesium Salt
Niacin Manganese (2+) Salt
Niacin Potassium Salt
Niacin Sodium Salt
Niacin Tartrate
Niacin Tosylate
Niacin Zinc Salt
Nicamin
Nico-400
Nicobid
Nicocap
Nicolar
Nicotinate
Nicotinic Acid
Wampocap
Pharm Action
Hypolipidemic Agents
Vasodilator Agents
Vitamin B Complex
Registry Number
2679MF687A
Related Numbers
10361-13-4
128758-69-0
16518-17-5
1976-28-9
28029-53-0
28029-54-1
30827-46-4
36321-41-2
3789-96-6
51914-60-4
53890-72-5
54-86-4
59-67-6
636-79-3
7069-06-9
823-77-8
99148-57-9
CAS Type 1 Name
3-Pyridinecarboxylic acid
Previous Indexing
Nicotinic Acids (1966-1982)
Public MeSH Note
83; was see NICOTINIC ACIDS 1975-82 & NICOTINIC ACID 1963-74
Online Note
search NICOTINIC ACIDS 1966-82
History Note
83; was see NICOTINIC ACIDS 1975-82 & NICOTINIC ACID 1963-74
Date Established
1983/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/05/06
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Niacin Preferred
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Nicotinate Related
Wampocap Narrower
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