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Dextran Sulfate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dextran Sulfate
Tree Number(s)
D09.698.365.272.300
Unique ID
D016264
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016264
Scope Note
Long-chain polymer of glucose containing 17-20% sulfur. It has been used as an anticoagulant and also has been shown to inhibit the binding of HIV-1 to CD4-POSITIVE T-LYMPHOCYTES. It is commonly used as both an experimental and clinical laboratory reagent and has been investigated for use as an antiviral agent, in the treatment of hypolipidemia, and for the prevention of free radical damage, among other applications.
Entry Term(s)
Dextran Sulfate Sodium
Sodium Dextran Sulfate
Registry Number
9042-14-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Dextran, hydrogen sulfate
Previous Indexing
Dextrans (1966-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/05/25
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Dextran Sulfate Preferred
Dextran Sulfate Sodium Narrower
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