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Descriptor English: Inulin
Descriptor Spanish: Inulina
Descriptor inulina
Scope note: Almidón que se encuentra en los tubérculos y raíces de muchas plantas. Como puede hidrolizarse dando lugar a FRUCTOSA, se la clasifica como un fructosano. Se ha empleado en investigación fisiológica para determinar la tasa de función glomerular.
Descriptor Portuguese: Inulina
Descriptor French: Inuline
Tree number(s): D05.750.078.562.855.750
D09.301.915.750
D09.698.350.500
D09.698.365.855.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007444
Scope note: A starch found in the tubers and roots of many plants. Since it is hydrolyzable to FRUCTOSE, it is classified as a fructosan. It has been used in physiologic investigation for determination of the rate of glomerular function.
Annotation: do not confuse with INSULIN
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
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Registry Number: 9005-80-5
CAS Type 1 Name: Inulin
DeCS ID: 7605
Unique ID: D007444
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/04/10
Inulin - Preferred
Concept UI M0011618
Scope note A starch found in the tubers and roots of many plants. Since it is hydrolyzable to FRUCTOSE, it is classified as a fructosan. It has been used in physiologic investigation for determination of the rate of glomerular function.
Preferred term Inulin



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