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Macrolides MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Macrolides
Tree Number(s)
D02.540.505
D02.540.576.500
D04.345.674.500
Unique ID
D018942
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018942
Scope Note
A group of often glycosylated macrocyclic compounds formed by chain extension of multiple PROPIONATES cyclized into a large (typically 12, 14, or 16)-membered lactone. Macrolides belong to the POLYKETIDES class of natural products, and many members exhibit ANTIBIOTIC properties.
Entry Term(s)
Macrolide
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 350
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/05/26
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Macrolides Preferred
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