Medical Definition of Dermatan sulphate

1. Glycosaminoglycan (15-40 kD) typical of extracellular matrix of skin, blood vessels and heart. Repeating units of D glucuronic acid N acetyl D galactosamine or L iduronic acid N acetyl D galactosamine with 1-2 sulphates per unit. Broken down by L iduronidase, but accumulates intra lysosomally in Hurler syndrome and Hunter syndrome. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dermatan Sulphate

dermal sinus
dermal system
dermal tissue
dermal tuberculosis
dermalaxia
dermally
dermametropathism
dermapteran
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dermasurgeon
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dermatalgia
dermatan sulfate
dermatan sulphate (current term)
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dermatine
dermatitic
dermatitides
dermatitis
dermatitis-arthritis-tenosynovitis syndrome
dermatitis aestivalis
dermatitis ambustionis
dermatitis artefacta
dermatitis atrophicans
dermatitis autophytica
dermatitis calorica
dermatitis combustionis
dermatitis congelationis

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