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High Fructose Corn Syrup MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
High Fructose Corn Syrup
Tree Number(s)
D09.301.831.500
D09.947.500.500
D27.720.372.300.353.609.750.500
G07.203.300.362.831.500
G07.203.300.514.500.400.700.750.500
J02.500.362.831.500
J02.500.514.500.400.700.750.500
Unique ID
D066248
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D066248
Scope Note
Syrup made from corn used widely in foods and beverages as a cheaper alternative sweetener to SUCROSE (common table sugar). It is generated by enzymatic processing of natural corn syrup to produce a liquid most widely composed of 42 or 55% FRUCTOSE, GLUCOSE, and various POLYSACCHARIDES.
Entry Term(s)
Corn Sugar
Glucose-Fructose Syrup
High-Fructose Maize Syrup
Isoglucose
Maize Syrup
Pharm Action
Sweetening Agents
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 81
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2017/06/28
High Fructose Corn Syrup Preferred
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