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Indican MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Indican
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.473.393
Unique ID
D007200
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007200
Annotation
do not confuse with indican, a glycoside from plants yielding indigo (index under GLYCOSIDES)
Scope Note
A substance occurring in the urine of mammals and also in blood plasma as the normal metabolite of tryptophan. An increased urinary excretion of indican is seen in Hartnup disease from the bacterial degradation of unabsorbed tryptophan.
Entry Term(s)
1H-Indol-3-ol Hydrogen Sulfate Ester
Indican Monopotassium Salt
Indican Monosodium Salt
Indoxyl Sulfate
Registry Number
N187WK1Y1J
Related Numbers
2642-37-7
487-94-5
79395-72-5
CAS Type 1 Name
1H-Indol-3-ol, hydrogen sulfate (ester)
See Also
Hartnup Disease
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Indican Preferred
Indican Monosodium Salt Narrower
Indican Monopotassium Salt Narrower
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