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Methylmalonic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Methylmalonic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.337.540.500
Unique ID
D008764
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008764
Annotation
/biosyn /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
A malonic acid derivative which is a vital intermediate in the metabolism of fat and protein. Abnormalities in methylmalonic acid metabolism lead to methylmalonic aciduria. This metabolic disease is attributed to a block in the enzymatic conversion of methylmalonyl CoA to succinyl CoA.
Registry Number
8LL8S712J7
Related Numbers
516-05-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Propanedioic acid, methyl-
Previous Indexing
Malonates (1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under MALONATES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under MALONATES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Methylmalonic Acid Preferred
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