"Chondroitin Sulfates" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Derivatives of chondroitin which have a sulfate moiety esterified to the galactosamine moiety of chondroitin. Chondroitin sulfate A, or chondroitin 4-sulfate, and chondroitin sulfate C, or chondroitin 6-sulfate, have the sulfate esterified in the 4- and 6-positions, respectively. Chondroitin sulfate B (beta heparin; DERMATAN SULFATE) is a misnomer and this compound is not a true chondroitin sulfate.
- Chondroitin Sulfates
- Sulfates, Chondroitin
- Chondroitin Sulfate
- Sulfate, Chondroitin
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