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Fatty Acids MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fatty Acids
Tree Number(s)
D10.251
Unique ID
D005227
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005227
Scope Note
Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Aliphatic Acid
Aliphatic Acids
Esterified Fatty Acid
Fatty Acid
Fatty Acids, Esterified
Fatty Acids, Saturated
Saturated Fatty Acid
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 90
Public MeSH Note
/metabolism was FATTY ACID METABOLISM 1965; SODIUM MORRHUATE was see under SCLEROSING SOLUTIONS 1963-74
History Note
/metabolism was FATTY ACID METABOLISM 1965
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/01/14
Fatty Acids Preferred
Fatty Acids, Esterified Narrower
Fatty Acids, Saturated Narrower
Aliphatic Acids Broader
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