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Limonene MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Limonene
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.426.392.368.367.211.500
D02.455.426.392.368.367.379.437
D02.455.849.575.157.250
Unique ID
D000077222
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077222
Scope Note
A naturally-occurring class of MONOTERPENES which occur as a clear colorless liquid at room temperature. Limonene is the major component in the oil of oranges which has many uses, including as flavor and fragrance. It is recognized as safe in food by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Entry Term(s)
(+)-(R)-4-isopropenyl-1-methylcyclohexene
(+)-Limonene
(-)-Limonene
(4R)-1-methyl-4-(1-methylethenyl)cyclohexene
(4S)-1-methyl-4-isopropenylcyclohex-1-ene
(D)-Limonene
(R)-(+)-Limonene
(R)-4-isopropenyl-1-methylcyclohexene
1-Methyl-4-(1-methylethenyl)cyclohexene
4-Mentha-1,8-diene
AISA 5203-L (+)Limonene
Cyclohexene, 1-methyl-4-(1-methylethenyl)-, (4R)-
Dipentene
Limonene, (+)-
Limonene, (+-)-
Limonene, (+-)-isomer
Limonene, (R)-isomer
Limonene, (S)-isomer
d-Limonene
Registry Number
9MC3I34447
Related Numbers
47MAJ1Y2NE
GFD7C86Q1W
Public MeSH Note
2019; LIMONENE was indexed under TERPENES and CYCLOHEXENES 1969-2018
History Note
2019(1969)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Limonene Preferred
(+)-Limonene Narrower
Limonene, (S)-isomer Narrower
AISA 5203-L (+)Limonene Narrower
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