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Descriptor English:   Glycosaminoglycans 
Descriptor Spanish:   Glicosaminoglicanos 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Glicosaminoglicanos 
Synonyms English:   Mucopolysaccharides  
Tree Number:   D09.698.373
Definition English:   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 (see ACETYLGLUCOSAMINE) or N-acetylgalactosamine (see ACETYLGALACTOSAMINE). 
Indexing Annotation English:   polysaccharides; note X ref
History Note English:   77(75); was see under MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES 1969-76; MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES was heading 1963-92 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
AI antagonists & inhibitors BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification DF deficiency
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UL ultrastructure
UR urine  
Record Number:   6167 
Unique Identifier:   D006025 

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