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Cholesterol Esters MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cholesterol Esters
Tree Number(s)
D04.210.500.247.222.284.200
D04.210.500.247.808.197.200
D10.570.938.208.250
Unique ID
D002788
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002788
Scope Note
Fatty acid esters of cholesterol which constitute about two-thirds of the cholesterol in the plasma. The accumulation of cholesterol esters in the arterial intima is a characteristic feature of atherosclerosis.
Entry Term(s)
Cholesterol Ester
Cholesteryl Ester
Cholesteryl Esters
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Cholesterol (1966-1977)
Esters (1968-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78; was see under CHOLESTEROL 1976-77
History Note
78(76); was see under CHOLESTEROL 1976-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/25
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Cholesterol Esters Preferred
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