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Polyanetholesulfonate

MeSH ID: D011074

DEFINITION: A compound originally developed as an anticoagulant, but possessing anticomplement action and lowering the bactericidal action of blood. It is used in vitro to inhibit blood coagulation and as a diagnostic reagent to encourage the growth of pathogens in the blood. It is also used to stabilize colloidal solutions such as milk and gelatin. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)

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administration & dosage [Q000008] ; adverse effects [Q000009] ; analogs & derivatives [Q000031] ; analysis [Q000032] ; chemical synthesis [Q000138] ; chemistry [Q000737] ; classification [Q000145] ; contraindications [Q000744] ; diagnostic use [Q000176] ; economics [Q000191] ; history [Q000266] ; isolation & purification [Q000302] ; metabolism [Q000378] ; pharmacokinetics [Q000493] ; pharmacology [Q000494] ; poisoning [Q000506] ; radiation effects [Q000528] ; standards [Q000592] ; supply & distribution [Q000600] ; therapeutic use [Q000627] ; toxicity [Q000633]

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