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Chitosan Summary

Description: Deacetylated CHITIN, a linear polysaccharide of deacetylated beta-1,4-D-glucosamine. It is used in HYDROGEL and to treat WOUNDS.

Also Known As: Poliglusam

Networked: 1864 relevant articles (178 outcomes, 395 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Chitosan is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 25 outcomes 61 studies in 372 results
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 17 outcomes 58 studies in 303 results
  3. Infection : 17 outcomes 18 studies in 127 results
  4. Hemorrhage : 10 outcomes 11 studies in 55 results
  5. Weight Loss (Weight Reduction) : 7 outcomes 9 studies in 40 results
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Drugs Related to Chitosan

  1. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  2. alginic acid (sodium alginate)
  3. Folic Acid (Vitamin M)
  4. Paclitaxel (Taxol)
  5. Doxorubicin (Adriamycin)
  6. Carbon Monoxide
  7. Interleukin-12 (IL 12)
  8. Liposomes (Liposome)
  9. Methotrexate (Mexate)
  10. docetaxel (Taxotere)
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Therapies Related to Chitosan

  1. Microspheres (Microsphere)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Immunotherapy
  4. Oral Administration
  5. Lasers (Laser)
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