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Substance Name: Polyglucosan
RN: 9012-72-0


  • Filamentous structure made up of glucose polymers; found in the central nervous system in different pathological conditions & with aging.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Polyglucosan


  • D-Glucosan
  • EINECS 232-739-1
  • Glucan
  • Poly-D-glucan
  • Polyglucan
  • Polyglucosan

Systematic Name

  • D-Glucan

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9012-72-0

Other Registry Numbers

  • 9037-91-6
  • 9072-21-3

System Generated Number

  • 0009012720


Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intravenous 60mg/kg (60mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. Vol. 117, Pg. 107, 1964.