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Descriptor English:   Heparin 
Descriptor Spanish:   Heparina 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Heparina 
Synonyms English:   Heparin Sodium
Heparin, Sodium
Heparin, Unfractionated
Heparinic Acid
Sodium Heparin
Unfractionated Heparin
alpha Heparin
Tree Number:   D09.698.373.400
Definition English:   A highly acidic mucopolysaccharide formed of equal parts of sulfated D-glucosamine and D-glucuronic acid with sulfaminic bridges. The molecular weight ranges from six to twenty thousand. Heparin occurs in and is obtained from liver, lung, mast cells, etc., of vertebrates. Its function is unknown, but it is used to prevent blood clotting in vivo and vitro, in the form of many different salts. 
Pharmacological Action:   Anticoagulants
Fibrinolytic Agents
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Heparin/antagonists & inhibitors use Heparin Antagonists
History Note English:   /therapeutic use was HEPARIN, THERAPEUTIC 1965 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification DF deficiency
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UL ultrastructure
UR urine  
Record Number:   23279 
Unique Identifier:   D006493 

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