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Calcium Citrate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Calcium Citrate
Tree Number(s)
D01.146.307
D02.241.081.901.434.249.500
Unique ID
D019355
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019355
Scope Note
A colorless crystalline or white powdery organic, tricarboxylic acid occurring in plants, especially citrus fruits, and used as a flavoring agent, as an antioxidant in foods, and as a sequestrating agent. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Pharm Action
Food Additives
Registry Number
MLM29U2X85
Related Numbers
5785-44-4
Previous Indexing
Citrates (1979-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97; CALCIUM CITRATE was indexed under CITRATES 1979-96
Online Note
use CITRIC ACID (NM) to search CALCIUM CITRATE 1980-96
History Note
97; CALCIUM CITRATE was SY to CITRIC ACID (NM) 1979-96
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Citrates
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Calcium Citrate Preferred
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