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"Prebiotics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Non-digestible food ingredients mostly of a carbohydrate base that improve human health by selectively stimulating the growth and/or activity of existing bacteria in the colon.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Prebiotics" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Prebiotics" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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