"Inulin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Inulin" by people in Profiles.
Palaria A, Johnson-Kanda I, O'Sullivan DJ. Effect of a synbiotic yogurt on levels of fecal bifidobacteria, clostridia, and enterobacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Feb; 78(4):933-40.