Keratan sulfate

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Keratan sulfate

(Science: chemical) a sulfated mucopolysaccharide initially isolated from bovine cornea. at least two types are known. Type i, found mostly in the cornea, contains d-galactose and d-glucosamine-6-o-sulfate as the repeating unit; type II, found in skeletal tissues, contains d-galactose and d-galactosamine-6-o-sulfate as the repeating unit.

chemical name: Keratosulfate