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Resins, Plant MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Resins, Plant
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.078.840
D20.215.721.500
Unique ID
D012116
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012116
Annotation
RESINS, SYNTHETIC is also available
Scope Note
Flammable, amorphous, vegetable products of secretion or disintegration, usually formed in special cavities of plants. They are generally insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol, carbon tetrachloride, ether, or volatile oils. They are fusible and have a conchoidal fracture. They are the oxidation or polymerization products of the terpenes, and are mixtures of aromatic acids and esters. Most are soft and sticky, but harden after exposure to cold. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed & Dorland, 28th ed)
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2003; see RESINS 1963-2002
History Note
2003 (1963)
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Resins, Plant Preferred
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