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Esters MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Esters
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.400
Unique ID
D004952
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004952
Scope Note
Compounds derived from organic or inorganic acids in which at least one hydroxyl group is replaced by an –O-alkyl or another organic group. They can be represented by the structure formula RCOOR’ and are usually formed by the reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water.
Entry Term(s)
Ester
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
specific acid (1968-1990)
specific alcohol (1968-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CARBOXYLIC ACIDS 1968-90
History Note
91(68); was see under CARBOXYLIC ACIDS 1968-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Esters Preferred
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