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Fatty Alcohols MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fatty Alcohols
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.415
D10.289
Unique ID
D005233
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005233
Scope Note
Usually high-molecular-weight, straight-chain primary alcohols, but can also range from as few as 4 carbons, derived from natural fats and oils, including lauryl, stearyl, oleyl, and linoleyl alcohols. They are used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, detergents, plastics, and lube oils and in textile manufacture. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Fatty Alcohol
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Alcohols (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
72; SODIUM TETRADECYL SULFATE was SODIUM TETRADECYL SULFATES see under SCLEROSING SOLUTIONS 1963-74
History Note
72
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Fatty Alcohols Preferred
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