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#3434487 - 07/24/14 03:18 PM Biology and Chemistry II - Biological Polymers
MolaKule Offline


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This polymer is used as a biological fluid replacement.

It is synthesized from pyrrolidone and actylene.

What is it and what is the medical term for it?


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Edited by MolaKule (07/24/14 03:20 PM)
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#3434495 - 07/24/14 03:31 PM Re: Biology and Chemistry II - Biological Polymers [Re: MolaKule]
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Some how i remember something like this used as a plasma volume expander? Polyclar?


Edited by spasm3 (07/24/14 03:33 PM)
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#3434512 - 07/24/14 04:00 PM Re: Biology and Chemistry II - Biological Polymers [Re: MolaKule]
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Polyvinylpyrrolidone. Not only a blood plasma expander, but a binder for some pharmaceutical tablets. (Taken by mouth.)



Edited by Trajan (07/24/14 04:00 PM)
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#3437310 - 07/27/14 12:56 PM Re: Biology and Chemistry II - Biological Polymers [Re: MolaKule]
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Well, I was hoping for a few more comments but spasm3 and Trajan pretty much nailed it early on.

This versatile biological polymer has many uses and application as our respondents have indicated.

First used under the pharmacological trade name of Periston, with a formula of C6H9NO, it was first used as a blood plasma substitute.

Other forms of this vinyl polymer are used as coatings on pharmaceutical pills.

For those interested in more pharmacological uses, see the pharmacology section in this link:

polyvinylpyrrolidone pharmacology

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#3437440 - 07/27/14 02:52 PM Re: Biology and Chemistry II - Biological Polymers [Re: MolaKule]
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I am happy to share the award with Trajan.
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#3443920 - 08/02/14 02:29 PM Re: Biology and Chemistry II - Biological Polymers [Re: spasm3]
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Originally Posted By: spasm3
I am happy to share the award with Trajan.



Just as happy to share it with spasm3.


Edited by Trajan (08/02/14 02:30 PM)
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