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Search Results for: galactosamine

Galactosamine

Definition noun, plural: galactosamines A hexosamine, where galactose contains an amine (-NH2) instead of a hydroxyl (–OH)... Read More

Amino sugar

Definition noun, plural: amino sugars A sugar molecule the nonglycosidic hydroxyl (–OH) group is replaced by an amine... Read More

C polysaccharide

C polysaccharide (Science: microbiology) polysaccharide released by pneumococci which contains galactosamine 6 phosphate and... Read More

Proteoglycan

Definition noun, plural: proteoglycans A macromolecule that has a core protein attached covalently to one or more... Read More

Monosaccharide

Monosaccharide Definition In biology and biochemistry, a monosaccharide is a simple sugar that constitutes the building... Read More

Hexosaminidase A

Definition noun A hydrolytic enzyme implicated in the breakdown of ganglioside producing... Read More

Glycosaminoglycan

Definition noun (biochemistry) The polysaccharide unit of proteoglycan Supplement Glycosaminoglycans are the polysaccharide... Read More