any polysaccharide consisting of alternating units of uronic acids and glycosamines, sometimes esterified with sulfuric acid

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  • mucopolysaccharide — mucopolysaccharide. См. мукополисахарид. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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  • Mucopolysaccharide — Mucopolysaccharide,   die Mukopolysaccharide …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Mucopolysaccharide — Glykosaminoglykane (GAG) oder Mucopolysaccharide sind linear aus sich wiederholenden Disacchariden aufgebaute, saure Polysaccharide.[1] Die einzelnen Disaccharid Einheiten bestehen dabei aus Estern einer Uronsäure (meist Glucuronsäure, seltener… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mucopolysaccharide — General term for a protein polysaccharide complex obtained from proteoglycans and containing as much as 95% polysaccharide; mucopolysaccharides include the blood group substances. A more modern term is glycosaminoglycan, as all of the known six… …   Medical dictionary

  • mucopolysaccharide — n. one of a group of complex carbohydrates functioning mainly as structural components in connective tissue. Mucopolysaccharide molecules are usually built up of two repeating sugar units, one of which is an amino sugar. An example of a… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Mucopolysaccharide–cartilage complex — (MCC) is a healing ointment derived from bovine trachea. It is a complex mixture containing naturally occurring biologically active substances present in living cartilage. John F. Prudden, discovered the clinical value of MCC in 1954, when he was …   Wikipedia

  • mucopolysaccharide — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1938 glycosaminoglycan …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mucopolysaccharide — The polysaccharide components of proteoglycans, now more usually known as glycosaminoglycans …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • mucopolysaccharide — /myooh koh pol ee sak euh ruyd , rid/, n. (formerly) glycosaminoglycan. [1935 40; MUCO + POLYSACCHARIDE] * * * …   Universalium

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