Name
Glucans
Accession Number
DBCAT001022
Description

Polysaccharides composed of repeating glucose units. They can consist of branched or unbranched chains in any linkages.

Drugs
DrugDrug Description
InulinHistorically used in an important medical test of renal function, specifically a measure of glomerular filtration rate. Sometimes used to help relieve symptoms of diabetes mellitus - a condition characterised...
Hydroxypropyl celluloseA cellulose ether used to treat dry eyes.
Iron DextranAn iron supplement used to treat iron deficiency in patients who cannot take oral iron.
CellobioseA disaccharide consisting of two glucose units in beta (1-4) glycosidic linkage. Obtained from the partial hydrolysis of cellulose. [PubChem]
MaltotetraoseNot Available
Trehalose-6-PhosphateNot Available
CellotetraoseNot Available
MaltoseA dextrodisaccharide from malt and starch. It is used as a sweetening agent and fermentable intermediate in brewing. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
IT-101Investigated for use/treatment in cancer/tumors (unspecified) and solid tumors.
SugammadexA modified gamma cyclodextrin used to reverse neuromuscular blockade induced by vecuronium bromide and rocuronium bromide which are agents used for anesthesia.
Sodium cellulose phosphateSodium cellulose phosphate is used to treat hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria. It has been used to prevent kidney stones. This compound is an ion-exchange resin that can not be absorbed by...
Ferric carboxymaltoseAn iron replacement therapy used to treat iron deficiency anemia in adults with intolerance or inadequate clinical response to oral iron or those who have non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease.
Hydroxyethyl StarchA plasma volume substitute used to treat and prevent hypovolemia.
PentastarchA plasma volume expander used as an adjunct in the management of shock due to hemorrhage, surgery, sepsis, burns or other trauma.
DextranA low molecular weight dextran used as an adjunctive treatment of shock or impending shock due to hemorrhage, burns, surgery or other trauma, as well as the prophylaxis of venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism during high-risk medical procedures.
FerumoxidesNot Annotated
CarboxymethylcelluloseA compound used as an ophthalmic lubricant.
HypromelloseAn ingredient used in a wide variety of medications, and is not an approved medication.
MethylcelluloseA compound used as a bulk forming laxative and is not an approved medication.
GleptoferronColloid solution of ferric hydroxide, dextran & glucoheptonic acid.
Starch, cornCorn starch refers to the starch extracted from the corn grain that is commonly used as a food ingredient and chemical additive. Starch is any of a group of polysaccharides...
Hydroxyethyl celluloseAn ingredient used in formulations to alleviate irritation of the skin.
TrehaloseCabaletta has been used in trials studying the treatment of Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy.
SizofiranA beta-D-glucan obtained from the Aphyllophoral fungus Schizophyllum commune. It is used as an immunoadjuvant in the treatment of neoplasms, especially tumors found in the stomach. Sizofiran has been used...
LentinanNot Annotated
DextranomerNot Annotated
Oxidized celluloseNot Annotated
Hydroxyethyl ethylcelluloseHydroxyethyl ethylcellulose modulates bacterial binding to salivary pellicle; moderately effective in preventing plaque formation.
Microcrystalline celluloseA polysaccharide with glucose units linked as in CELLOBIOSE. It is the chief constituent of plant fibers, cotton being the purest natural form of the substance. As a raw material,...
BetadexNot Available
Dextrin 2-sulfateInvestigated for use/treatment in HIV prevention.
AmylopectinAmylopectin is under investigation in clinical trial NCT01708694 (Role of Slowly Digesible Starch on Diabetes Risk Factors).
AmyloseAmylose is under investigation in clinical trial NCT01027325 (Resistant Starch Insulin Sensitivity Trial).
Hydroxypropyl betadexHydroxypropyl betadex is under investigation in clinical trial NCT03471143 (Study of IV VTS-270 for Infantile Liver Disease Associated With Niemann-Pick Disease, Type C).
IcodextrinAn iso-osmotic solution used for continuous peritoneal dialysis or automated peritoneal dialysis.
BrexanoloneBrexanolone is a synthetic neuroactive steroid gamma-aminobutyric acid A (GABA(a)) receptor positive modulator indicated for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD) in adult women [FDA Label][A176080, A176083, F4063, F4066, F4072].
Drugs & Drug Targets
DrugTargetType
InulinCycloinulo-oligosaccharide fructanotransferasetarget
Iron DextranHemoglobin subunit betatarget
Iron DextranHemoglobin subunit alphatarget
Iron DextranFerritin heavy chaintarget
Iron DextranFerritin light chaintarget
Iron DextranSerotransferrincarrier
CellobioseEndoglucanase Gtarget
CellobioseEndoglucanase 5Atarget
CellobioseEndoglucanasetarget
MaltotetraoseGlucan 1,4-alpha-maltotetraohydrolasetarget
MaltotetraoseNeopullulanase 2target
Trehalose-6-PhosphateHTH-type transcriptional regulator TreRtarget
CellotetraoseCellulose 1,4-beta-cellobiosidasetarget
MaltoseCyclomaltodextrin glucanotransferasetarget
MaltoseAlpha-amylase 2Btarget
MaltoseBeta-amylasetarget
MaltoseMaltogenic alpha-amylasetarget
MaltoseMaltodextrin phosphorylasetarget
MaltoseMaltose-binding periplasmic proteintarget
MaltoseAlpha-glucosidasetarget
MaltoseMaltose binding proteintarget
MaltoseMalto-oligosyltrehalose trehalohydrolasetarget
Sodium cellulose phosphateCalcium ionstarget
CarboxymethylcelluloseSolute carrier family 2, facilitated glucose transporter member 1target
HypromelloseEpithelial cell adhesion moleculetarget
BetadexNeopullulanase 2target
BetadexMaltose-binding periplasmic proteintarget
BetadexMaltogenic amylasetarget
IcodextrinPancreatic alpha-amylaseenzyme
BrexanoloneGABA(A) Receptortarget
BrexanoloneAldose reductaseenzyme