iduronic acid


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i·dur·on·ic ac·id

(ī'dūr-on'ik as'id),
The uronic acid of idose; a constituent of dermatan sulfate.

iduronic acid

/idu·ron·ic ac·id/ (i″du-ron´ik) a uronic acid that is a constituent of dermatan sulfate, heparan sulfate, and heparin.

iduronic acid

part of the dermatan sulfate molecule.
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Hyaluronic acid binds weakly with the GAG molecules and act to destabilize the collagen fibrils, while GAG containing iduronic acid as opposed to glucorunic acid such as dermatan sulfate binds strongly and promotes tissue stability (Uldbjerg N, (4) 1990).