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Inositol MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Inositol
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.800.519
D09.853.519
Unique ID
D007294
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Chiro-Inositol
Mesoinositol
Myoinositol
Pharm Action
Vitamin B Complex
Registry Number
4L6452S749
Related Numbers
6917-35-7
NLM Classification #
QU 84
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Inositol Preferred
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