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"Inositol" 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 isomer of glucose that has traditionally been considered to be a B vitamin although it has an uncertain status as a vitamin and a deficiency syndrome has not been identified in man. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1379) Inositol phospholipids are important in signal transduction.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Inositol" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Inositol" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 119 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2008 and 2009
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.