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Dextran Sulfate Sodium Salt (DSS) is a polyanionic derivative of Dextran. MP Premium DSS is offered at the highest quality, purity and reproducible form which enable it for multiple applications in clinical, molecular biology, biomedical and possibly for cosmetic applications.
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is characterized by chronic and relapsing inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract which is associated with increased risk of developing colitis-associated cancer. Several animal models have been used to study colitis and one such model involves the oral administration of dextran sulfate sodium salt (DSS) in the drinking water of mice leading to chronic colitis. This DSS induced colitis model is spontaneous and is used to assess the therapeutic potential of treatments for IBD.
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Bamba et al (2012) performed a comparative analysis of 3 different DSS preparations to examine the chemical and cytotoxic properties as well as severity of colitis. Their study concluded that the DSS from MP Biomedicals induced a severe colitis as indicated by body weight transition, DAI score, colon weight/length and histological scores.
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Table 1. Dosage of DSS for different strains of mice
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Table 2. Dosage of DSS for different strains of rats
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Table 3. Dosage of DSS for other animals
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