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Lactones MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Lactones
Tree Number(s)
D02.540
Unique ID
D007783
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007783
Annotation
pyran-2-ones: index PYRONES + LACTONES but BENZOPYRAN-2-ONES is available; for cyclic lactones over 12 atoms consider MACROLIDES
Scope Note
Cyclic esters of hydroxy carboxylic acids, containing a 1-oxacycloalkan-2-one structure. Large cyclic lactones of over a dozen atoms are MACROLIDES.
Entry Term(s)
Lactone
Registry Number
0
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Lactones Preferred
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