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Succinic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Succinic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.337.759.625
Unique ID
D019802
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019802
Scope Note
A water-soluble, colorless crystal with an acid taste that is used as a chemical intermediate, in medicine, the manufacture of lacquers, and to make perfume esters. It is also used in foods as a sequestrant, buffer, and a neutralizing agent. (Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed, p1099; McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1851)
Entry Term(s)
1,2-Ethanedicarboxylic Acid
1,4-Butanedioic Acid
Ammonium Succinate
Butanedioic Acid
Potassium Succinate
Succinate
Registry Number
AB6MNQ6J6L
Related Numbers
110-15-6
DTZ9PEC9JL
Previous Indexing
Succinates (1981-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98; SUCCINIC ACID was indexed under SUCCINATES 1981-97
History Note
98; use SUCCINIC ACID (NM) 1981-97
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Succinates
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Succinic Acid Preferred
Potassium Succinate Narrower
Succinate Narrower
Ammonium Succinate Narrower
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