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3-Hydroxybutyric Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
3-Hydroxybutyric Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.114.937.349
D02.241.511.429.349
D02.522.585.087
D10.251.400.143.781.500
Unique ID
D020155
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020155
Scope Note
BUTYRIC ACID substituted in the beta or 3 position. It is one of the ketone bodies produced in the liver.
Entry Term(s)
(+ -)-3-Hydroxybutyric Acid
3-Hydroxybutyrate
beta-Hydroxybutyrate
beta-Hydroxybutyric Acid
Registry Number
TZP1275679
Related Numbers
300-85-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Butanoic acid, 3-hydroxy-
Previous Indexing
Hydroxybutyrates (1966-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99; 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID was indexed under HYDROXYBUTYRATES 1966-98
History Note
99; use 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID (NM) 1980-98
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Hydroxybutyrates
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/11
Revision Date
2015/10/20
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