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Carotenoids MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Carotenoids
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.665.202
D02.455.426.392.368.367.379.249
D02.455.849.131
D23.767.261
Unique ID
D002338
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002338
Scope Note
The general name for a group of fat-soluble pigments found in green, yellow, and leafy vegetables, and yellow fruits. They are aliphatic hydrocarbons containing 4 terpene subunits.
Entry Term(s)
Carotene
Carotenes
Carotenoid
Tetraterpene Derivatives
Tetraterpenes
Pharm Action
Antioxidants
Registry Number
36-88-4
Public MeSH Note
1966; for CAROTENE see CAROTENE 1966-2001
History Note
1966
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Carotenoids Preferred
Tetraterpenes Narrower
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