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Quinolinic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Quinolinic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.725.822.700
Unique ID
D017378
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017378
Scope Note
A metabolite of tryptophan with a possible role in neurodegenerative disorders. Elevated CSF levels of quinolinic acid are correlated with the severity of neuropsychological deficits in patients who have AIDS.
Entry Term(s)
Quinolinate
Quinolinic Acid, Copper(2+) Salt
Quinolinic Acid, Disodium Salt
Quinolinic Acid, Strontium Salt
Registry Number
F6F0HK1URN
Related Numbers
15109-10-1
18970-62-2
87314-99-6
89-00-9
CAS Type 1 Name
2,3-Pyridinedicarboxylic acid
Previous Indexing
Quinolinic Acids (1981-1992)
Public MeSH Note
93; QUINOLINIC ACID was indexed under QUINOLINIC ACIDS 1981-92
Online Note
use QUINOLINIC ACID (NM) to search QUINOLINIC ACID 1981-92
History Note
93; was QUINOLINIC ACID (NM) 1981-92
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Quinolinic Acids
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Quinolinic Acid Preferred
Quinolinic Acid, Strontium Salt Narrower
Quinolinic Acid, Disodium Salt Narrower
Quinolinate Narrower
Quinolinic Acid, Copper(2+) Salt Narrower
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