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Any of a group of polysaccharides found with cellulose in many woody plants and yielding pentoses on hydrolysis.


(Biochemistry) biochem any of a group of polysaccharides, having the general formula (C5H8O4)n: occur in plants, humus, etc
[C20: from pentose + -an]


(ˈpɛn təˌsæn)

any of a class of polysaccharides that occur in plants, humus, etc., and form pentoses upon hydrolysis.
[< German (1892), =Pentos(e) pentose + -an -ane]
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Effects of pentosan and xylanase on growth and organ development of broiler chicks Days Control Body weight 5 54.
Attempted therapies included dietary modification, oral medications (anticholinergics, pentosan poly-sulfate, amitriptyline, and/or analgesics), hydrodistension, intravesical therapies (clorpactin, dimethyl sulfoxide, and/or exogenous glycosaminoglycans), neuromodulation, and eventually augmentation ileocystoplasty.
I would administer oral pentosan polysulfate sodium and instill heparin and lidocaine in her bladder to improve her voiding pattern significantly (to the range of four to six times a day without nocturia).
Pentosan is a low-molecular-weight he-parinoid compound that has anticoagulant and fibrinolytic effects.
His father Don is adamant the drug he discovered during exhaustive internet searches, Pentosan, has prolonged Jonathan's life.
Pentosan polysulfate (approved in the United States only for interstitial cystitis) has been used in Europe for nearly 50 years as a postsurgery thromboprophylaxis agent.
But after nine months of having pentosan polysulphate (PPS) injected into his brain, he is showing some signs of improvement.
In the same evaluations, Jubilee, Treasure, Whitebird, Penawawa, and Vanna had sucrose flour-solvent absorptions (correlated to total pentosan content) of 895, 928, 908, 1023, 1018 g [kg.
His desperate parents won the right to have the blood-thinning compound Pentosan Polysulphate (PPS) injected into Jonathan's brain after the High Court in London ruled it was both lawful and in his best interests.
His desperate parents won the right to have the blood thinning compound Pentosan Polysulphate (PPS) injected into his brain after the High Court in London ruled it was both lawful and in his best interests.
a) Steam Klason Acid-soluble treatment lignin lignin Holocellulose Pentosan Acetyl (%) None 22.
The only FDA-approved oral therapy for IC is pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron [R]).