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Substance Name: Prodigiozan
RN: 9057-00-5


  • A polysaccharide extracted from Serratia marcescens and other bacteria. It activates enzymatic activity of macrophages and stimulates phagocytic processes.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Codes

  • Adjuvants, Immunologic
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Immunologic Factors
  • Reproductive Effect
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Prodigiozan

MeSH Heading

  • Prodigiozan


  • Prodigiosan
  • Prodigiozan

Systematic Name

  • Prodigiozan

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9057-00-5

System Generated Number

  • 0009057005


Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 39600ug/kg (39.6mg/kg)   Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal Vol. 23, Pg. 788, 1989.
mouse LD50 intravenous 4mg/kg (4mg/kg)   Antibiotiki. Vol. 28, Pg. 442, 1983.