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Ethylene Glycol (Monoethylene Glycol) Summary

Description: A colorless, odorless, viscous dihydroxy alcohol. It has a sweet taste, but is poisonous if ingested. Ethylene glycol is the most important glycol commercially available and is manufactured on a large scale in the United States. It is used as an antifreeze and coolant, in hydraulic fluids, and in the manufacture of low-freezing dynamites and resins.

Also Known As: Monoethylene Glycol; 1,2-Ethanediol; 2-Hydroxyethanol; 1,2 Ethanediol; 2 Hydroxyethanol Show All >>

Networked: 1451 relevant articles (48 outcomes, 149 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Ethylene Glycol is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 12 outcomes 49 studies in 292 results
  2. Poisoning : 10 outcomes 21 studies in 479 results
  3. Urolithiasis : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 54 results
  4. Nephrolithiasis : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 40 results
  5. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 14 results
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Drugs Related to Ethylene Glycol

  1. fomepizole (Antizol)
  2. caprolactone
  3. Micelles
  4. Folic Acid (Vitamin M)
  5. Methanol (Carbinol)
  6. Calcium Oxalate
  7. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
  8. poly(lactide) (polylactide)
  9. Chitosan
  10. Gelatin
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Therapies Related to Ethylene Glycol

  1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
  2. Lasers (Laser)
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Immunotherapy
  5. Electrodes (Electrode)
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