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Descriptor English:   Cord Factors 
Descriptor Spanish:   Factores Cordón 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Fatores Corda 
Synonyms English:   Cord Factor
Dimycolates, Trehalose
Factor, Cord
Factors, Cord
Trehalose 6,6' Dimycolate
Trehalose Dimycolates
Tree Number:   D10.390.240
Definition English:   Toxic glycolipids composed of trehalose dimycolate derivatives. They are produced by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS and other species of MYCOBACTERIUM. They induce cellular dysfunction in animals. 
Pharmacological Action:   Adjuvants, Immunologic
History Note English:   91(80); was see under GLYCOLIPIDS 1980-90; was CORD FACTOR see under GLYCOLIPIDS 1975-79 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PH physiology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   3330 
Unique Identifier:   D003311 

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