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Sucrose MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sucrose
Tree Number(s)
D09.698.629.305.770
D09.947.750.770
Unique ID
D013395
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013395
Annotation
do not confuse with SUCRASE; table sugar is DIETARY SUCROSE; sucrose density gradient is CENTRIFUGATION, DENSITY GRADIENT & ignore sucrose
Scope Note
A nonreducing disaccharide composed of GLUCOSE and FRUCTOSE linked via their anomeric carbons. It is obtained commercially from SUGARCANE, sugar beet (BETA VULGARIS), and other plants and used extensively as a food and a sweetener.
Entry Term(s)
Saccharose
Pharm Action
Sweetening Agents
Registry Number
57-50-1
CAS Type 1 Name
alpha-D-Glucopyranoside, beta-D-fructofuranosyl
NLM Classification #
QU 81
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/04/10
Sucrose Preferred
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