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Polyethylene Glycols

"Polyethylene Glycols" 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.

Polymers of ETHYLENE OXIDE and water, and their ethers. They vary in consistency from liquid to solid depending on the molecular weight indicated by a number following the name. They are used as SURFACTANTS, dispersing agents, solvents, ointment and suppository bases, vehicles, and tablet excipients. Some specific groups are NONOXYNOLS, OCTOXYNOLS, and POLOXAMERS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Polyethylene Glycols" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Polyethylene Glycols" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 785 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 57 publications in 2011
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