iduronic acid

iduronic acid
The uronic acid of idose; a constituent of dermatan sulfate.

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idu·ron·ic ac·id (i″du-ronґik) the uronic acid derived from idose; L-iduronic acid is an epimer of glucuronic acid and a constituent of dermatan sulfate, heparan sulfate, and heparin.

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