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Introduction: Glycosaminoglycan

Description of Glycosaminoglycan

Glycosaminoglycan: Heteropolysaccharides which contain an N-acetylated hexosamine in a characteristic repeating disaccharide unit. The repeating structure of each disaccharide involves alternate 1,4- and 1,3-linkages consisting of either N-acetylglucosamine or N-acetylgalactosamine.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Glycosaminoglycan

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Glycosaminoglycan

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Glycosaminoglycan

The following list attempts to classify Glycosaminoglycan into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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