"Inositol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
MeSH information
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.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Inositol" by people in this website by year, and whether "Inositol" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 898 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 72 publications in 2012
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