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Oleanolic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Oleanolic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.849.919.530.733
D02.455.849.919.650.600
Unique ID
D009828
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009828
Scope Note
A pentacyclic triterpene that occurs widely in many PLANTS as the free acid or the aglycone for many SAPONINS. It is biosynthesized from lupane. It can rearrange to the isomer, ursolic acid, or be oxidized to taraxasterol and amyrin.
Entry Term(s)
Hederins
Oleanane Triterpenes
Oleanol
Registry Number
6SMK8R7TGJ
Related Numbers
508-02-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Olean-12-en-28-oic acid, 3-hydroxy-, (3beta)-
Previous Indexing
Carboxylic Acids (1974)
Triterpenes (1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SAPOGENINS 1979-90; was see under TRITERPENES 1975-78
History Note
91(75); was see under SAPOGENINS 1979-90; was see under TRITERPENES 1975-78
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Oleanolic Acid Preferred
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