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Descriptor English: Inositol
Descriptor Spanish: Inositol
Descriptor inositol
Entry term(s) mioinositol
Scope note: Isómero de la glucosa, tradicionalmente considerado una vitamina B aunque su posición como vitamina es incierto y no se ha identificado un síndrome de deficiencia en el hombre. (Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1379). Los fosfolípidos de inositol son importantes en la transducción de señales.
Descriptor Portuguese: Inositol
Descriptor French: Inositol
Entry term(s): Chiro Inositol
Chiro-Inositol
Mesoinositol
Myoinositol
Tree number(s): D02.033.800.519
D09.853.519
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007294
Scope note: 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.
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
Pharm Action: Vitamin B Complex
Registry Number: 4L6452S749
DeCS ID: 7468
Unique ID: D007294
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Inositol - Preferred
Concept UI M0011374
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Inositol
Entry term(s) Chiro Inositol
Chiro-Inositol
Mesoinositol
Myoinositol



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