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.
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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).