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A polymer in which the atoms are arranged in many branches and subbranches along a central backbone of carbon atoms, usually extending from a central atom or ring of atoms. Also called cascade molecule.

[dendr(o)- + alteration of (pol)ymer.]
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a type of polymer defined by regular branches from a central monomer, which give it a tree-like molecular structure
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Starpharma Holdings Limited (ASX: SPL, OTCQX:SPHRY), located in Melbourne Australia, is an ASX 300 company and is a world leader in the development of dendrimer products for pharmaceutical, life science and other applications.
Starpharma (ASX:SPL) (OTCQX:SPHRY) stated on Monday that it has signed a second DEP (Dendrimer Enhanced Product) development and option agreement with AstraZeneca (LON:AZN) during the 2019 ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) meeting in Chicago.
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[9] demonstrated that intraamniotic delivery of hydroxyl polyamidoamine (PAMAM) dendrimer (G4-OH)-based nanomedicines may provide an effective method in preventing preterm birth and related complications.
Australia-based dendrimer products specialist Starpharma Holdings Ltd (ASX: SPL) (OTCQX: SPHRY) has completed a transaction to sell its agrochemicals and Priostar business, Starpharma Agrochemicals, to Canada-based agricultural company Agrium, Inc., (NYSE: AGU) (TSU: AGU) for AUD 35m (USD 26.67m) in cash consideration, the company said.