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Ketone Bodies MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ketone Bodies
Tree Number(s)
D02.522.585
Unique ID
D007657
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007657
Annotation
ketogenesis is probably KETONE BODIES /‌biosyn
Scope Note
The metabolic substances ACETONE; 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID; and acetoacetic acid (ACETOACETATES). They are produced in the liver and kidney during FATTY ACIDS oxidation and used as a source of energy by the heart, muscle and brain.
Entry Term(s)
Acetone Bodies
Registry Number
0
See Also
Ketosis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Ketone Bodies Preferred
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