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beta Carotene MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
beta Carotene
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.326.271.665.202.123
D02.455.426.392.368.367.379.249.050
D02.455.849.131.123
D23.767.261.050
Unique ID
D019207
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019207
Scope Note
A carotenoid that is a precursor of VITAMIN A. Beta carotene is administered to reduce the severity of photosensitivity reactions in patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria (PORPHYRIA, ERYTHROPOIETIC).
Entry Term(s)
BellaCarotin
Betacarotene
Carotaben
Max-Caro
Provatene
Solatene
Vetoron
beta-Carotene
Pharm Action
Provitamins
Registry Number
01YAE03M7J
Related Numbers
7235-40-7
NLM Classification #
QU 110
Previous Indexing
Carotene (1980-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97; BETA-CAROTENE was indexed under CAROTENE 1980-96
Online Note
use BETA CAROTENE (NM) to search BETA-CAROTENE 1980-96
History Note
97; was BETA-CAROTENE (NM) 1980-96
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2016/07/01
beta Carotene Preferred
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