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Desmosine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Desmosine
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.725.762.300
D12.125.072.200
Unique ID
D003895
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003895
Scope Note
A rare amino acid found in elastin, formed by condensation of four molecules of lysine into a pyridinium ring.
Entry Term(s)
4-(4-Amino-4-Carboxybutyl)-1-(5-Amino-5-Carboxypentyl)-3,5-bis(3-Amino-3-Carboxypropyl)pyridinium
Registry Number
11003-57-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Pyridinium, 4-(4-amino-4-carboxybutyl)-1-(5-amino-5-carboxypentyl)-3,5-bis(3-amino-3-carboxypropyl)-
Previous Indexing
Amino Acids (1972-1974)
Pyridinium Compounds (1970-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under AMINO ACIDS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under AMINO ACIDS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/05/28
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