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Myristic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Myristic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.640.630
Unique ID
D019814
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019814
Scope Note
A saturated 14-carbon fatty acid occurring in most animal and vegetable fats, particularly butterfat and coconut, palm, and nutmeg oils. It is used to synthesize flavor and as an ingredient in soaps and cosmetics. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Myristate
Tetradecanoic Acid
Registry Number
0I3V7S25AW
Related Numbers
544-63-8
Previous Indexing
Myristic Acids (1982-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98; MYRISTIC ACID was indexed under MYRISTIC ACIDS 1982-97
History Note
98; use MYRISTIC ACID (NM) 1982-97
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Myristates
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Myristic Acid Preferred
Myristate Narrower
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