keratosulfate

ker·a·tan sul·fate

(ker'ă-tan sŭl'fāt),
A type of sulfated mucopolysaccharide containing d-galactose in place of the uronic acid of hyaluronic acid or chondroitin; also containing unsulfated and 6-sulfated N-acetyl-d-glucosamine; found in cartilage, bone, connective tissue, the cornea, aorta, and in the intervertebral disks; accumulates in Morquio syndrome; keratan sulfate I is abundant in cornea and is attached to a protein via an asparaginyl residue; keratan sulfate II is found in loose connective tissue and bone and is linked to a seryl or threonyl residue.
Synonym(s): keratosulfate

keratosulfate

/ker·a·to·sul·fate/ (ker″ah-to-sul´fāt) keratan sulfate.

ker·a·tan sul·fate

(ker'ă-tan sŭl'fāt)
A type of sulfated mucopolysaccharide found in cartilage, bone, connective tissue, the cornea, aortae, and in the intervertebral discs; accumulates in Morquio syndrome.
Synonym(s): keratosulfate.
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Its manifestations are platyspondylisis, corneal opacities, keratosulfate excretion in urine and characteristic dental abnormalities.