dermatan sulfate(redirected from Dermatan sulfate (DS))
an anticoagulant with properties similar to those of heparin and sharing with heparin a sulfated mucopolysaccharide structure; a repeating polymer of l-iduronic acid and N-acetyl-d-galactosamine. O-Sulfation of iduronic acid residues at the C-2 position and of galactosamine residues at the C-4 and C-6 positions occurs to a variable extent.
Synonym(s): chondroitin sulfate B
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A glycosaminoglycan that is a structural component of certain body tissues, especially the skin.
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der·ma·tan sul·fate(dĕrmă-tan sŭlfāt)
Anticoagulant with properties similar to those of heparin.
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