Heparin - A Century of Progress

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ISBN: 978-3-642-23055-4 (Print) 978-3-642-23056-1 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      History of Heparin

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      Pages 23-41

      Heparin Biosynthesis

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      Pages 43-61

      The Anticoagulant and Antithrombotic Mechanisms of Heparin

  3. Unfractionated and Low Molecular Weight Heparins

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-63

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      Pages 65-76

      Standardisation of Unfractionated and Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin

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      Pages 77-98

      Structure and Physicochemical Characterisation of Heparin

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      Pages 99-125

      Case Study: Contamination of Heparin with Oversulfated Chondroitin Sulfate

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      Pages 127-157

      Low-Molecular-Weight Heparins: Differential Characterization/Physical Characterization

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      Pages 159-176

      Heparin and Heparan Sulfate: Analyzing Structure and Microheterogeneity

  4. Clinical Use of Heparin and LMWH

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

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      Pages 179-209

      Heparin in the Prophylaxis and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism and Other Thrombotic Diseases

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      Pages 211-263

      Adverse Effects of Heparin

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      Pages 265-277

      Neutralization of Heparin Activity

  5. Non Anticoagulant Indictions for Heparin and Related Compounds

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 279-279

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      Pages 281-305

      Non-anticoagulant Effects of Heparin: An Overview

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      Pages 307-324

      Glycosaminoglycan and Chemokine/Growth Factor Interactions

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      Pages 325-343

      Glycosaminoglycans and Neuroprotection

  6. Heparin-like Entities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 345-345

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      Pages 347-360

      Heparan Sulphate: A Heparin in Miniature

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      Pages 361-383

      Heparin Mimetics

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      Pages 385-401

      Hyaluronic Acid

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      Pages 403-422

      Semi-synthetic Heparinoids

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      Pages 423-449

      Heparin-like Entities from Marine Organisms

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 451-459