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Descriptor in English: Galactitol
Descriptor in Spanish: Galactitol
Descriptor in Portuguese: Galactitol
Descriptor in French: Galactitol
Entry term(s): Dulcitol
Tree number(s): D02.033.800.400
D09.853.400
Scope note: A naturally occurring product of plants obtained following reduction of GALACTOSE. It appears as a white crystalline powder with a slight sweet taste. It may form in excess in the lens of the eye in GALACTOSEMIAS, a deficiency of GALACTOKINASE.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 98(72)
DeCS UI: 4437
Descriptor UI: D004376
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Galactitol - Preferred
Concept UI M0006879
Scope note A naturally occurring product of plants obtained following reduction of GALACTOSE. It appears as a white crystalline powder with a slight sweet taste. It may form in excess in the lens of the eye in GALACTOSEMIAS, a deficiency of GALACTOKINASE.
Preferred term Galactitol
Dulcitol - Narrower
Concept UI M0372411
Preferred term Dulcitol



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