Heparin Contamination

Discussion in 'Chemistry' started by kmguru, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. kmguru Staff Member

    The FDA thinks that the Heparin was deliberately contaminated

    See: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7375057.stm

    Or the China supplier used a cheaper alternative like Heparan Sulfate (a member of the glycosaminoglycan family ) or chondroitin sulfate of the same family? Since Heparin is also a a highly-sulfated glycosaminoglycan.

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