IP6

Definition / meaning of IP6

A substance found in many foods that come from plants, including corn, wheat, rice, and soybeans, and in large amounts in cereals and legumes. It is being studied in the prevention of cancer. Also called inositol hexaphosphate and phytic acid.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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