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Chemical Keratan Sulfate

Name Keratan Sulfate
CAS Type 1 Name Keratosulfate
Equivalent Terms Keratosulfate | Sulfate, Keratan
CAS Registry Number 9056-36-4
Definition 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.
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MeSH® ID D007632
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  PG 1000 proteoglycan