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Substance Name: Tecogalan sodium [USAN]
RN: 134633-29-7


  • Bacteria-derived sulfated polysaccharide isolated from an Arthrobacter sp.; has antiangiogenic activity.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Angiogenesis Inhibitor
  • Antineoplastic (Adjunct)
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Tecogalan
  • Tecogalan sodium [USAN]


  • DS-4152
  • Fermentation product of Arthrobacter sp. AT-25, and composed of sulfated polysaccharide and small amounts of peptidoglycan and phosphorus. The polysaccharide is composed primarily of galactose and glucose (molar ratio of approximately 5:1) which could contain approximately one sulfate group (as sodium salt) per sugar unit on the average. The peptidoglycan contains glucosamine, muramic acid, alanine, glutamic acid, glycine and diaminopimelic acid
  • SP-PG
  • Tecogalan sodium

Systematic Names

  • CA General Subject Indexes description: Polysaccarides sulfated, peptidoglycan complexes, of Arthrobacter species AT-25. Molecular weight is ca 29,000 by GPC method using dextrans as standard
  • Tecogalan sodium

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 134633-29-7

System Generated Number

  • 0134633297