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Xylitol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Xylitol
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.800.936
D09.853.936
Unique ID
D014993
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014993
Scope Note
A five-carbon sugar alcohol derived from XYLOSE by reduction of the carbonyl group. It is as sweet as sucrose and used as a noncariogenic sweetener.
Pharm Action
Sweetening Agents
Registry Number
VCQ006KQ1E
Related Numbers
87-99-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Xylitol
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72(63)
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Xylitol Preferred
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