"Sorbitol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A polyhydric alcohol with about half the sweetness of sucrose. Sorbitol occurs naturally and is also produced synthetically from glucose. It was formerly used as a diuretic and may still be used as a laxative and in irrigating solutions for some surgical procedures. It is also used in many manufacturing processes, as a pharmaceutical aid, and in several research applications.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sorbitol" by people in Profiles.
A pseudo-outbreak of foodborne illness in a hospital cafeteria caused by consumption of sorbitol. Am J Infect Control. 2016 Jun 01; 44(6):736-7.
Relative safety of mirtazapine overdose. Vet Hum Toxicol. 2001 Dec; 43(6):342-4.
A report of pediatric SUCCIMER overdose. Vet Hum Toxicol. 1998 Apr; 40(2):90-1.
Separation of cells from a fibrosarcoma in renografin density gradients. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1974 Jan; 52(1):253-7.