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Benzoic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Benzoic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.223.100.120
D02.455.426.559.389.127.117
Unique ID
D019817
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019817
Annotation
BENZOIC ACIDS see BENZOATES is also available
Scope Note
A fungistatic compound that is widely used as a food preservative. It is conjugated to GLYCINE in the liver and excreted as hippuric acid.
Entry Term(s)
Potassium Benzoate
Ucephan
Pharm Action
Antifungal Agents
Food Preservatives
Registry Number
8SKN0B0MIM
Related Numbers
582-25-2
65-85-0
763YQN2K7K
CAS Type 1 Name
Benzoic acid
Previous Indexing
Benzoates (1966-1998)
Public MeSH Note
1999; BENZOIC ACID was indexed under BENZOATES 1980-1998; for POTASSIUM BENZOATE see BENZOATES 1999-2012
History Note
1999; for POTASSIUM BENZOATE use BENZOATES 1999-2012
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Benzoates
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Benzoic Acid Preferred
Potassium Benzoate Narrower
Ucephan Narrower
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