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ferumoxtran-10 
A synthetic ultrasmall superparamagnetic iron oxide composed of dextran-coated iron oxide nanoparticles (also known as 'ultrasmall particulate iron oxides' or USPIO). Ferumoxtran-10, which accumulates in non-cancerous lymphatic tissue, is used as a molecular resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:Ultrasmall Particulate Iron Oxide
US brand name:Combidex
Foreign brand name:Sinerem
Abbreviation:USPIO
Code names:AMI-227
G-53425