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Chemical Paraffin

Name Paraffin
Equivalent Term Parafilm
CAS Registry Number 8002-74-2
Definition A mixture of solid hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum. It has a wide range of uses including as a stiffening agent in ointments, as a lubricant, and as a topical anti-inflammatory. It is also commonly used as an embedding material in histology.
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D010232
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Paraffin Has associated diseases
  Break-Free CLP
  Cereclor
  Ceridal
  chloroparaffin 40G
  chloroparaffin Kh-P 470
  ditrastic
  Micro-Clear
  n-tetratetracontane
  n-tritriacontane-16,18-dione Has associated diseases
  paraffin oils
  Parex-paraffin
  tritriacontane
  Unguentum Merck
  Wofasept
  xylamit