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Descriptor in English: Polyethyleneimine
Descriptor in Spanish: Polietileneimina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Polietilenoimina
Descriptor in French: Polyéthylèneimine
Entry term(s): Polyaziridine
Polyaziridines
Polyethyleneimines
Polyethylenimine
Polyethylenimines
Tree number(s): D02.455.326.271.665.550.600
D02.491.650
D05.750.716.507.600
D25.720.716.507.600
J01.637.051.720.716.507.600
Scope note: Strongly cationic polymer that binds to certain proteins; used as a marker in immunology, to precipitate and purify enzymes and lipids. Synonyms: aziridine polymer; Epamine; Epomine; ethylenimine polymer; Montrek; PEI; Polymin(e).
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
History Note: 91(75); was see under POLYETHYLENES 1975-90
DeCS UI: 11530
Descriptor UI: D011094
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Polyethyleneimine - Preferred
Concept UI M0017185
Scope note Strongly cationic polymer that binds to certain proteins; used as a marker in immunology, to precipitate and purify enzymes and lipids. Synonyms: aziridine polymer; Epamine; Epomine; ethylenimine polymer; Montrek; PEI; Polymin(e).
Preferred term Polyethyleneimine
Entry term(s) Polyaziridine
Polyaziridines
Polyethyleneimines
Polyethylenimine
Polyethylenimines



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