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ATC Group: A07BC01 Pectin

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A07
Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents
3
A07B
Intestinal adsorbents
4
A07BC
Other intestinal adsorbents
5
A07BC01
Pectin

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Pectin

Pectin is a structural acidic heteropolysaccharide contained in the primary and middle lamella cell walls of terrestrial plants. The characteristic structure of pectin is a linear chain of alpha(1-4)linked D-galacturonic acid that forms the pectin-backbone, a homogalacturonan.