Heparan sulfate

Heparan sulfate --> heparitin sulfate

(Science: chemical) Heparitin, sulfate. A glycosaminoglycan occurring in the liver, aorta, and lung. It has a structure similar to heparin, but there are more n-acetyl groups and fewer o- and n-sulfate groups. It is an accumulation product in several mucopolysaccharidoses.

chemical name: Heparitin, sulfate

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