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Mevalonic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mevalonic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.511.579
Unique ID
D008798
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008798
Scope Note
A dihydroxy monocarboxylic acid and precursor in the biosynthetic pathway known as the mevalonate pathway, which produces terpenes and steroids that are vital for diverse cellular functions.
Entry Term(s)
Mevalonate
Registry Number
S5UOB36OCZ
Related Numbers
150-97-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Pentanoic acid, 3,5-dihydroxy-3-methyl-
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/11/23
Mevalonic Acid Preferred
Mevalonate Narrower
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