Rheomacrodex Definition



A group of glucose polymers made by certain bacteria. Dextrans are used therapeutically as plasma volume expanders and anticoagulants. They are also commonly used in biological experimentation and in industry for a wide variety of purposes.

Synonym: macrodex, infukoll, hyskon, hemodex, dextrans, dextran t 70, dextran t 500, dextran t 40, dextran m 70, dextran b512, dextran b-1355, dextran 80, dextran 75, dextran 70, dextran 40000, dextran 40, dextran, saviosol, rondex, rheopolyglucin, rheoisodex, rheodextran, promit, polyglucin.