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Carbon C 13 Sodium Octanoate (Code C98279)

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Preferred Name: Carbon C 13 Sodium Octanoate

Definition: The sodium salt form of the medium-chain fatty acid octanoate, and labeled with the isotope carbon C13, used in the octanoate breath test (OBT) to assess hepatic mitochondrial function. Upon ingestion of carbon C13 octanoate, this agent is metabolized in the liver via mitochondrial beta-oxidation. Upon determination of the ratio between 13C/12C of CO2 in exhaled breath, liver function can be assessed.

Label: Carbon C 13 Sodium Octanoate

NCI Thesaurus Code: C98279 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C3273932  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
13C Sodium Octanoate
[13C] Sodium Octanoate
Carbon C 13 Sodium Octanoate

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 712100
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 712100 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C3273932

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C98279
Semantic_Type Indicator, Reagent, or Diagnostic Aid

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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