hyalobiuronic acid

hyalobiuronic acid
A disaccharide made up of d-glucuronic acid and N-acetyl-d-glucosamine in a β1,3 linkage; occurs in hyaluronic acid as the repeating unit.

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  • hyaluronic acid — A mucopolysaccharide made up of alternating β1,4 linked residues of hyalobiuronic acid, forming a gelatinous material in the tissue spaces and acting as a lubricant and shock absorbant generally throughout the body; it is hydrolyzed to… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyaluronate — A salt or ester of hyaluronic acid. SYN: hyalurate. h. lyase a lyase that catalyzes the cleavage of hyaluronic acid s, producing a number of 3 (4 deoxy β d gluc 4 enuronosyl) N acetyl d glucosamines (hyalobiuronic acid). SEE ALSO …   Medical dictionary

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