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Butyric Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Butyric Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.114.750
D10.251.400.143.500
Unique ID
D020148
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020148
Scope Note
A four carbon acid, CH3CH2CH2COOH, with an unpleasant odor that occurs in butter and animal fat as the glycerol ester.
Entry Term(s)
Butanoic Acid
Butyric Acid Magnesium Salt
Butyric Acid, Sodium Salt
Magnesium Butyrate
Magnesium Dibutyrate
Sodium Butyrate
Pharm Action
Histamine Antagonists
Registry Number
107-92-6
Related Numbers
556-45-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Butanoic Acid
Previous Indexing
Butyric Acids (1981-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99; BUTYRIC ACID was indexed under BUTYRIC ACIDS 1981-98
History Note
99; use BUTYRIC ACID (NM) 1981-98
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Butyrates
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Butyric Acid Preferred
Magnesium Dibutyrate Narrower
Magnesium Butyrate Narrower
Butyric Acid Magnesium Salt Narrower
Sodium Butyrate Narrower
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