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Glycerol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glycerol
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.800.875.500
D09.853.875.500
Unique ID
D005990
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005990
Scope Note
A trihydroxy sugar alcohol that is an intermediate in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. It is used as a solvent, emollient, pharmaceutical agent, or sweetening agent.
Entry Term(s)
1,2,3-Propanetriol
1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane
Glycerin
Glycerine
Pharm Action
Cryoprotective Agents
Solvents
Registry Number
PDC6A3C0OX
Related Numbers
56-81-5
Public MeSH Note
98; see GLYCERIN 1963-97; for GLYCEROL see GLYCERIN 1976-97
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/07/23
Glycerol Preferred
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