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Monoterpenes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Monoterpenes
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.849.575
Unique ID
D039821
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D039821
Scope Note
Compounds with a core of 10 carbons generally formed via the mevalonate pathway from the combination of 3,3-dimethylallyl pyrophosphate and isopentenyl pyrophosphate. They are cyclized and oxidized in a variety of ways. Due to the low molecular weight many of them exist in the form of essential oils (OILS, VOLATILE).
Entry Term(s)
Monoterpene
Monoterpenoid
Monoterpenoids
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Terpenes (1965-2002)
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Monoterpenes Preferred
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