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Galactose MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Galactose
Tree Number(s)
D09.947.875.359.377
Unique ID
D005690
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005690
Annotation
/blood: consider also GALACTOSEMIAS
Scope Note
An aldohexose that occurs naturally in the D-form in lactose, cerebrosides, gangliosides, and mucoproteins. Deficiency of galactosyl-1-phosphate uridyltransferase (GALACTOSE-1-PHOSPHATE URIDYL-TRANSFERASE DEFICIENCY DISEASE) causes an error in galactose metabolism called GALACTOSEMIA, resulting in elevations of galactose in the blood.
Entry Term(s)
D-Galactose
Galactopyranose
Galactopyranoside
Registry Number
X2RN3Q8DNE
Related Numbers
26566-61-0
CAS Type 1 Name
Galactose
NLM Classification #
QU 81
See Also
Galactans
Galactosemias
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/04/10
Galactose Preferred
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