glucosaminoglycans

glu·cos·a·mi·no·gly·cans

(glū-kos'ă-mē'nō-glī'kanz),
Glycosaminoglycans (or mucopolysaccharides) in which all of the constituent sugar amines are glucosamines.
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Mucopolysaccharidosis: Otolaryngologic findings, obstructive sleep apnea and accumulation of glucosaminoglycans in lymphatic tissue of the upper airway.
Sivri et al., "Mucopolysaccharidosis: otolaryngologic findings, obstructive sleep apnea and accumulation of glucosaminoglycans in lymphatic tissue of the upper airway," International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, vol.
In addition, the production of ECM components was analyzed, and only traces of soluble glucosaminoglycans and no aggrecan secreted by ASC were determined, while those components were constitutively produced by CE.
In these conditions as well as with age the content of glucosaminoglycans and collagen considerably decreases [17-20].
Efficacy of Glucosaminoglycans (GAGs) administered to Osteoarthritis (OA) groups was assessed by reduction in histological lesions score based on histopathological scoring system developed by Khan et al.
The effects of reactive oxygen species on the biosynthesis of collagen and glucosaminoglycans in cultured human dermal fibroblasts.
Bioptates of colon mucosa were stained by haematoxylineosin and alcian blue at pH 1.0 and 2.5 to determine sulfated and nonsulfated glucosaminoglycans and glycoproteins and goblet cells in the colon mucus layer.
(2008) Early exercise advances the maturation of glucosaminoglycans and collagen in the extracellular matrix of articular cartilage in the horse.
The mercury is later taken up by protein molecules (enzymes) within the brain, by glucosaminoglycans (GAGs) in the extracellular matrix, receptors on cell walls, enzymes, structural molecules and GTP (the enzyme that creates tubulin), enzymes of the citric acid cycle within the mitochondria, and more.
These elements consist of relatively few highly specialised cells the so-called chondrocytes (cartilage cells), which are embedded within a matrix of collagen, proteins and sugar components (proteoglycans and glucosaminoglycans) (Mankin et al 2007).
It aids production of glucosaminoglycans (GAGs) in synovial fluid, ensuring lubrication, shock absorption and elasticity.