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Cucurbitacins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cucurbitacins
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.849.919.138
Unique ID
D054728
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054728
Scope Note
Triterpenes that derive from LANOSTEROL by a shift of the C19 methyl to the C9 position. They are found in seeds and roots of CUCURBITACEAE and other plants and are noted for intense bitterness.
Entry Term(s)
Cucurbitacin
Registry Number
60137-06-6
CAS Type 1 Name
19-Norlanosta-1,5-diene-3,11,22-trione, 16,24-epoxy-2,25-dihydroxy-9-methyl-, (9beta,10alpha,16alpha,24S)-
Public MeSH Note
2008; CUCURBITACINS was indexed under Triterpenes 1975-2007
History Note
2008 (1975); use CUCURBITACINS (NM) 1975-1980
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/11
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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