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Chemical Waxes

Name Waxes
Definition A plastic substance deposited by insects or obtained from plants. Waxes are esters of various fatty acids with higher, usually monohydric alcohols. The wax of pharmacy is principally yellow wax (beeswax), the material of which honeycomb is made. It consists chiefly of cerotic acid and myricin and is used in making ointments, cerates, etc. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Curation Status No gene interactions have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D014885
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Waxes Has associated diseases
  2,4,6,6-tetramethylundecyl 2,4,6,8-tetramethylundecanoate
  bone wax
  carnauba wax
  cetyl myristoleate
  E-Z Gold
  jojoba wax
View node Lanolin Has associated diseases
  polyethylene glycol-20 sorbitan beeswax
  polyethylene glycol-6 sorbitan beeswax
  polyethylene glycol-8 sorbitan beeswax
  stearyl heptanoate
  stearyl stearate
  TMC 154
  TMC 171A
  TMC 171B
  TMC 171C