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heparin (CHEBI:28304)

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ChEBI Name heparin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:28304
Definition A highly sulfated linear glycosaminoglycan comprising complex patterns of uronic acid-(1→4)-D-glucosamine repeating subunits. Used as an injectable anticoagulant, it has the highest negative charge density of any known biological molecule.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:5664, CHEBI:24501
Formula Source
(C26H40N2O36S5)n KEGG COMPOUND
Roles Classification
Application(s): anticoagulant
An agent that prevents blood clotting.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing heparin (CHEBI:28304) has role anticoagulant (CHEBI:50249)
heparin (CHEBI:28304) is a heparins (CHEBI:24505)
INNs Sources
heparina ChemIDplus
heparine ChemIDplus
heparinum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
Bemiparin KEGG COMPOUND
Bemiparin ChemIDplus
Certoparin ChemIDplus
Cy 222 ChemIDplus
Enoxaparin KEGG COMPOUND
Fluxum ChemIDplus
Heparin KEGG COMPOUND
Heparinic acid ChemIDplus
Parnaparin ChemIDplus
Reviparin ChemIDplus
Sandoparin ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C00374 KEGG COMPOUND
D07510 KEGG DRUG
DB01109 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
9005-49-6 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
9005-49-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
16860191 PubMed citation CiteXplore
18809206 PubMed citation CiteXplore
8713797 PubMed citation CiteXplore
Last Modified
04 August 2014

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