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"Cholesterol" 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.

MeSH information
The principal sterol of all higher animals, distributed in body tissues, especially the brain and spinal cord, and in animal fats and oils.

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