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Galactose

"Galactose" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An aldohexose that occurs naturally in the D-form in lactose, cerebrosides, gangliosides, and mucoproteins. Deficiency of galactosyl-1-phosphate uridyltransferase (GALACTOSE-1-PHOSPHATE URIDYL-TRANSFERASE DEFICIENCY DISEASE) causes an error in galactose metabolism called GALACTOSEMIA, resulting in elevations of galactose in the blood.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Galactose" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Galactose" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 149 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 1995 and 2012
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