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Heparin

"Heparin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A highly acidic mucopolysaccharide formed of equal parts of sulfated D-glucosamine and D-glucuronic acid with sulfaminic bridges. The molecular weight ranges from six to twenty thousand. Heparin occurs in and is obtained from liver, lung, mast cells, etc., of vertebrates. Its function is unknown, but it is used to prevent blood clotting in vivo and vitro, in the form of many different salts.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Heparin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Heparin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 871 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 43 publications in 2004 and 2007
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