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Ketone Bodies

"Ketone Bodies" 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.

The metabolic substances ACETONE; 3-HYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID; and acetoacetic acid (ACETOACETATES). They are produced in the liver and kidney during FATTY ACIDS oxidation and used as a source of energy by the heart, muscle and brain.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ketone Bodies" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ketone Bodies" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1990 and 2004 and 2007 and 2010
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