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Keratan Sulfate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Keratan Sulfate
Tree Number(s)
D09.698.373.550
Unique ID
D007632
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007632
Annotation
/biosyn /‌physiol permitted
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Keratosulfate
Registry Number
9056-36-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Keratosulfate
NLM Classification #
QU 83
Previous Indexing
Galactosamine (1972-1974)
Mucopolysaccharides (1970-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2004/07/07
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