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Glycosides MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glycosides
Tree Number(s)
D09.408
Unique ID
D006027
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006027
Annotation
general; do not confuse with GLUCOSIDES; glucides is a European term for CARBOHYDRATES
Scope Note
Any compound that contains a constituent sugar, in which the hydroxyl group attached to the first carbon is substituted by an alcoholic, phenolic, or other group. They are named specifically for the sugar contained, such as glucoside (glucose), pentoside (pentose), fructoside (fructose), etc. Upon hydrolysis, a sugar and nonsugar component (aglycone) are formed. (From Dorland, 28th ed; From Miall's Dictionary of Chemistry, 5th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Glycoside
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 75
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Glycosides Preferred
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