"Dimethyl Sulfoxide" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A highly polar organic liquid, that is used widely as a chemical solvent. Because of its ability to penetrate biological membranes, it is used as a vehicle for topical application of pharmaceuticals. It is also used to protect tissue during CRYOPRESERVATION. Dimethyl sulfoxide shows a range of pharmacological activity including analgesia and anti-inflammation.
- Dimethyl Sulfoxide
- Sulfoxide, Dimethyl
- Dimethyl Sulphoxide
- Sulphoxide, Dimethyl
- Merckle Brand of Dimethyl Sulfoxide
- Research Ind. Corp. Brand 2 of Dimethyl Sulfoxide
- Shire Brand of Dimethyl Sulfoxide
- Research Ind. Corp. Brand 1 of Dimethyl Sulfoxide
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