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Thioctic Acid

"Thioctic Acid" 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 octanoic acid bridged with two sulfurs so that it is sometimes also called a pentanoic acid in some naming schemes. It is biosynthesized by cleavage of LINOLEIC ACID and is a coenzyme of oxoglutarate dehydrogenase (KETOGLUTARATE DEHYDROGENASE COMPLEX). It is used in DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thioctic Acid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Thioctic Acid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1999 and 2000 and 2006 and 2011
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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.