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Chemical Silicone Gels

Name Silicone Gels
Equivalent Term Gels, Silicone
Definition Synthetic organosiloxane gels that are formed from synthetic polymers of silicone oxide with organic sidechains (polydimethylsiloxane) by lengthening the polymer chains. Unlike silicone elastomers, they are not treated with amorphous silica. They are used as fillers in breast implants.
Curator Note For additional curated data about silicon, please also see Silicon and its chemical descendants.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D020034
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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 Silicone Gels

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Silicone Gels
  Phycon 6600
  stratamed