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Chemical Silicones

Name Silicones
Equivalent Term Silicone
Definition A broad family of synthetic organosiloxane polymers containing a repeating silicon-oxygen backbone with organic side groups attached via carbon-silicon bonds. Depending on their structure, they are classified as liquids, gels, and elastomers. (From Merck Index, 12th ed)
Curator Note For additional curated data about silicon, please also see Silicon and its chemical descendants.
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D012828
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ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Organosilicon Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Siloxanes Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Silicones Has associated diseases

Top ↑ Descendants

Silicones Has associated diseases
  balafilcon A
  calcium hydroxide, iodoform, silicone oil drug combination
  comfilcon A
  copel
View node Dimethylpolysiloxanes Has associated diseases
  diskilene
  EXA'lence Fast Set
  ferrosilicone
  Fit-Checker
  fluorine-acryl-styrene-urethane-silicone copolymer
  galyfilcon A
  gamma-isothiocyanatopropyldiethyloxysilyl glass
  gastrovision
  lotrafilcon A
  lotrafilcon B
  menicon O2
  mepitel
  Mollomed
  Novabone-C-M
  OV-225
  paflufocon A
  polycon
  polymethylsiloxane
  poly((propyl-4-methoxycinnamate methyl)(octyl methyl))siloxane copolymer
  polytetrafluoroethylene-silicone
  Q 2-1090
  RTV-382 silicone
  SDK 47
  SDK 50
  SE-4524U
  senofilcon A
  silicone-fluorosilicone copolymer oil
View node Silicone Gels
View node Silicone Oils
  silicone polyethylene glycol copolymer
  silicone Q7-4750
  silicone resin KS66
  siliconized nylon
  Ultrafine
  VK100 silicone cement