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Dextran

Introduction: Dextran

Description of Dextran

Dextran: A group of glucose polymers made by certain bacteria. Dextrans are used therapeutically as plasma volume expanders and anticoagulants. They are also commonly used in biological experimentation and in industry for a wide variety of purposes.
Source: Diseases Database

Dextran: group of glucose polymers made by certain bacteria; dextrans are used therapeutically as plasma volume expanders and anticoagulants; they are also commonly used in biological experimentation and in industry for a wide variety of purposes.
Source: CRISP

Dextran: A group of glucose polymers made by certain bacteria. Dextrans are used therapeutically as plasma volume expanders and anticoagulants. They are also commonly used in biological experimentation and in industry for a wide variety of purposes.
Source: MeSH 2007

Dextran: Related Topics

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Drug name confusion

Because many drug names share similar spellings or sound almost identical when spoken, it is possible to mistake the name of a particular medication. Other drugs that are sometimes confused with Dextran include:

  • Dexatrim
  • Dexedrin

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Source: Diseases Database

More specific terms for Dextran:

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Dextran

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Dextran

The following list attempts to classify Dextran into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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Source: Diseases Database

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