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Aminolevulinic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Aminolevulinic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.755.547.276
D12.125.262
Unique ID
D000622
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000622
Scope Note
A compound produced from succinyl-CoA and GLYCINE as an intermediate in heme synthesis. It is used as a PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY for actinic KERATOSIS.
Entry Term(s)
5-Aminolaevulinate
5-Aminolevulinate
Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride
Delta-Aminolevulinic Acid
Levulan
Pharm Action
Photosensitizing Agents
Registry Number
88755TAZ87
Related Numbers
106-60-5
V35KBM8JGR
CAS Type 1 Name
Pentanoic acid, 5-amino-4-oxo-
Public MeSH Note
91; see LEVULINIC ACIDS 1975-90; see LEVULINIC ACID 1973-74
History Note
91(73)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Aminolevulinic Acid Preferred
Levulan Narrower
5-Aminolaevulinate Narrower
Aminolevulinic Acid Hydrochloride Narrower
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