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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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Drug profiles discussed in this report are AP-301, BC-1215, CD-52, pentosan polysulfate sodium, Synthetic Peptides for Edema and tolvaptan.
Paradigm Biopharmaceuticals Limited (ASX:PAR) has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to use the drug Pentosan Polysulphate Sodium (PPS) for treatment of bone marrow (o)edema.
The most common cereal pentosan is arabinoxylan, which makes up the majority of cell wall NSP in maize, wheat, rye and barley.
The products - Detomovet, Omoguard Paste, Pentosan Gold, Halo and Thiazine - were intended for equine use by their manufacturers; two as sedatives and muscle relaxants, two as joint treatments and one to prevent gastric ulcers.
She has failed courses of therapy with antimuscarinics, tricyclic antidepressants, pentosan polysulfate, intravesical lidocaine, and heparin therapy.
1990) steroidal nucleus (Shoppee, 1964), tannin (Pearson, 1976) while pentosan was determined by first converting the pentosan into furfural and secondly by adding orcinol iron (III) chloride mixture to furfural, from which the amount of xylan was determined from the absorbance of the furfural orcinol reagent mixture at 630nm measured with spectrophotometer.
It is thought pioneering drug pentosan polysulphate extended her life for six years.
But dad Don fought to get his son the ground breaking treatment and, after a court battle, the family won the right to use the experimental drug pentosan polysulphate in January 2003.
Pentosan content and wood degradation are directly related (Kass et al.
For the reaction of furfural conversion, pentosan is hydrolyzed into xylose and then dehydrated to furfural within the same reactor.
They found that treating hypertensive rats with the broad-acting anti-inflammatory drug pentosan polysulfate preserves the kidney's ability to regulate pressure placed on tiny filters called glomeruli.
Containing calcium oxalate, cellulose, pentosan, protein, silica, starch, sugar, mineral elements, and volatile and fixed oils, cardamom has a reputation for being stimulating and antiseptic.