myoinositol


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myoinositol

[¦mī·ō·i′näs·ə‚tȯl]
(biochemistry)
The commonest isomer of inositol. Also known as mesionositol.
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The effect of myoinositol supplementation on insulin resistance in patients with gestational diabetes.
speciosa and suggests cyclitols, in addition to myoinositol, are potentially useful as chemoprcventive agents.
22) MR spectroscopy patterns consist of a significant decrease in N-acetylaspartate, an increase in myoinositol, normal or mildly elevated choline, and elevated lactate within the white matter.
He gave special attention to myoinositol, a B-vitamin-like compound.
It was stated that the increased taurine and myoinositol levels were possibly associated with the hyperosmolar state.
In the spectroscopy part, reduced concentrations of myoinositol were found in women treated with tamoxifen and in women who used ERT, compared with control women.
Namely, mild impaired glucose tolerance and/or hyposecretion at the early stage are detected by quantifying myoinositol secreted into the urine before loading glucose and after loading glucose for a definite period of time with the use of a reagent and comparing the increase (or the increase ratio) in the myoinositol content thus measured with a characteristic level which has been preliminarily determined in normal subjects.
Other main peaks include choline (Cho, a marker of cell membrane turnover), creatinine (Cr, a marker of metabolism), N-acetylaspartate (NAA, a component of the myelin sheath of nerve cells), myoinositol (mI, a glial cell marker) and lactate (elevated in some tumours) [14].
Blood tests indicated absolute concentrations of N-acetylaspartate (NAA), choline, creatine, and myoinositol.
Port: We look at many--NAA, choline, and creatine are the big three, but we also look at glutamate, glutamine, myoinositol, and lactate, among others.