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Citric Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Citric Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.901.434.249
Unique ID
D019343
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019343
Annotation
do not confuse entry term CITRATE with CITRATES
Scope Note
A key intermediate in metabolism. It is an acid compound found in citrus fruits. The salts of citric acid (citrates) can be used as anticoagulants due to their calcium chelating ability.
Entry Term(s)
Anhydrous Citric Acid
Citrate
Citric Acid Monohydrate
Citric Acid, Anhydrous
Uralyt U
Pharm Action
Anticoagulants
Calcium Chelating Agents
Registry Number
2968PHW8QP
Related Numbers
77-92-9
XF417D3PSL
NLM Classification #
QU 98
Previous Indexing
Citrates (1979-1996)
Public MeSH Note
1997; CITRIC ACID was indexed under CITRATES 1979-1996
History Note
1997 (1979)
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2018/03/01
Citric Acid Preferred
Citric Acid Monohydrate Narrower
Uralyt U Narrower
Citrate Narrower
Citric Acid, Anhydrous Narrower
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