Sugar Alcohols D013402

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Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Carbohydrates [D09] » Sugar Alcohols

Description

Polyhydric alcohols having no more than one hydroxy group attached to each carbon atom. They are formed by the reduction of the carbonyl group of a sugar to a hydroxyl group. (From Dorland, 28th ed)   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (10)

Inositol
3 drugs (2 approved, 1 experimental)

Mannitol
 

Ribitol
 

Sorbitol
 

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