CHROMIUM PICOLINATE (C0163657)
|Definition (NCI)||Chromium Piccolinate is a salt of the trace metallic element chromium (Cr), essential in glucose metabolism. Found in vitamins and mineral supplements, Chromium may be necessary for utilization of dietary sugars and carbohydrates by optimizing the effects of insulin. Animal studies suggest that chromium picolinate may be carcinogenic, it enters cells directly and can causes mutations. (NCI04)|
|Concepts||Pharmacologic Substance (T121) , Organic Chemical (T109)|
|English||CHROMIUM PICOLINATE, mineral supplements chromium picolinate, chromium picolinate (medication), Chromium Picolinate, Chromium picolinate (substance), Chromium picolinate, chromium picolinate|
|Spanish||picolinato de cromo (sustancia), picolinato de cromo|
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)
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