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Carrageenan Summary

Description: A water-soluble extractive mixture of sulfated polysaccharides from RED ALGAE. Chief sources are the Irish moss CHONDRUS CRISPUS (Carrageen), and Gigartina stellata. It is used as a stabilizer, for suspending COCOA in chocolate manufacture, and to clarify BEVERAGES.

Also Known As: Carrageenin; iota-Carrageenan; kappa-Carrageenan; lambda-Carrageenan; iota Carrageenan Show All >>

Networked: 5529 relevant articles (212 outcomes, 649 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Carrageenan is Relevant

  1. Edema : 89 outcomes 183 studies in 2510 results
  2. Inflammation : 57 outcomes 245 studies in 1722 results
  3. Hyperalgesia : 26 outcomes 75 studies in 680 results
  4. Pleurisy (Pleuritis) : 17 outcomes 64 studies in 436 results
  5. Pain (Aches) : 12 outcomes 75 studies in 382 results
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Drugs Related to Carrageenan

  1. Freund's Adjuvant
  2. Acetic Acid (Vinegar)
  3. Dinoprostone (PGE2)
  4. Dextrans (Dextran)
  5. Formaldehyde (Formol)
  6. Methanol (Carbinol)
  7. Prostaglandins E (PGE)
  8. Leukotriene B4
  9. Diclofenac (SR 38)
  10. Histamine (Histamine Dihydrochloride)
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Therapies Related to Carrageenan

  1. Oral Administration
  2. Induced Hyperthermia (Thermotherapy)
  3. Ligation
  4. Intra-Articular Injections
  5. Analgesia
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