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Inulin MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Inulin
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.078.562.855.750
D09.301.915.750
D09.698.350.500
D09.698.365.855.750
Unique ID
D007444
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007444
Annotation
do not confuse with INSULIN
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.
Registry Number
9005-80-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Inulin
NLM Classification #
QU 83
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/04/10
Inulin Preferred
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