Dextran

Dextran (6N10O5)n - high molecular weight polysaccharideproduced from sucrose using some microbes or a selection of these enzymes. The solutions dextran used as plazmozamenitelei with loss of blood, for the treatment of edema nephrotic nature, burns shock (see Plazmozameshchate solutions). Dextran sulfate is used as an anti-clotting agent instead of heparin.