myoinositol

(from the article `vitamin`) The biological significance of myo-inositol has not yet been established with certainty. It is present in large amounts—principally as a constituent ... any of several stereoisomeric alcohols similar in molecular structure to the simple carbohydrates. The best known of the inositols is myoinositol, ... ...
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myoinositol

Type: Term Pronunciation: mī-ō-in-o′-si-tōl See: myo-inositol
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myoinositol

A nutrient in the vitamin B complex that the body needs in small amounts to function and stay healthy. Myoinositol helps cells make membranes and respond to messages from their environment. It has the same chemical formula as glucose (the chief source of energy for living organisms) but has a different arrangement of atoms. It is found in beans, pe...
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