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Saponins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Saponins
Tree Number(s)
D09.408.782
Unique ID
D012503
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012503
Scope Note
A type of glycoside widely distributed in plants. Each consists of a sapogenin as the aglycone moiety, and a sugar. The sapogenin may be a steroid or a triterpene and the sugar may be glucose, galactose, a pentose, or a methylpentose.
Entry Term(s)
Saponin
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 78
See Also
Saporins
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/07/02
Saponins Preferred
Saponin Narrower
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