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Descriptor English: Dendrimers
Descriptor Spanish: Dendrímeros
Descriptor Portuguese: Dendrímeros
Descriptor French: Dendrimères
Entry term(s): Compound, Dendritic
Dendrimer
Dendritic Compound
Dendritic Compounds
Dendritic Polymer
Dendritic Polymers
Dendrons
Polymer, Dendritic
Polymers, Dendritic
Tree number(s): D05.750.327
E02.319.300.380.200
J01.637.512.600.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050091
Scope note: Tree-like, highly branched, polymeric compounds. They grow three-dimensionally by the addition of shells of branched molecules to a central core. The overall globular shape and presence of cavities gives potential as drug carriers and CONTRAST AGENTS.
Annotation: coordinate with compounds comprising the dendrimers
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
Previous Indexing: Polymers (1990-2005)
Public MeSH Note: 2006
History Note: 2006
DeCS ID: 50544
Unique ID: D050091
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Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 2005/06/30
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Dendrimers - Preferred
Concept UI M0472621
Scope note Tree-like, highly branched, polymeric compounds. They grow three-dimensionally by the addition of shells of branched molecules to a central core. The overall globular shape and presence of cavities gives potential as drug carriers and CONTRAST AGENTS.
Preferred term Dendrimers
Entry term(s) Compound, Dendritic
Dendrimer
Dendritic Compound
Dendritic Compounds
Dendritic Polymer
Dendritic Polymers
Dendrons
Polymer, Dendritic
Polymers, Dendritic



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