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Glucosamine

Glucosamine

(Science: biochemistry) Amino sugar (2 amino 2 deoxyglucose), component of chitin, heparan sulphate, chondroitin sulphate and many complex polysaccharides. Usually found as _ D N acetyl glucosamine.


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