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Agar Summary

Description: A complex sulfated polymer of galactose units, extracted from Gelidium cartilagineum, Gracilaria confervoides, and related red algae. It is used as a gel in the preparation of solid culture media for microorganisms, as a bulk laxative, in making emulsions, and as a supporting medium for immunodiffusion and immunoelectrophoresis.

Key Diseases for which Agar is Relevant

  1. Infection : 20 outcomes 36 studies in 470 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 18 outcomes 79 studies in 1472 results
  3. Hemolysis : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 221 results
  4. Keratitis : 4 outcomes 1 study in 19 results
  5. Paratuberculosis (Johne's Disease) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 40 results
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Drugs Related to Agar

  1. Small Interfering RNA (siRNA)
  2. Glucose (Dextrose)
  3. Tretinoin (Retinoic Acid)
  4. Amikacin (A.M.K)
  5. Antigens
  6. Congo Red
  7. Rifampin (Rifampicin)
  8. Cisplatin (Platino)
  9. Bacitracin (Baci-Rx)
  10. Conditioned Culture Media
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Therapies Related to Agar

  1. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Phototherapy (Light Therapy)
  4. Remission Induction
  5. Catheters
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