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Glycosaminoglycans MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glycosaminoglycans
Tree Number(s)
D09.698.373
Unique ID
D006025
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006025
Annotation
polysaccharides; note X ref
Scope Note
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).
Entry Term(s)
Glycosaminoglycan
Mucopolysaccharides
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Mucopolysaccharides (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
77; was see under MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES 1969-76; MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES was heading 1963-92
Online Note
use GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANS to search MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES 1966-92
History Note
77(75); was see under MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES 1969-76; MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES was heading 1963-92
Date Established
1977/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Glycosaminoglycans Preferred
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