Medical Definition of Keratan sulfate

1. A sulfated mucopolysaccharide initially isolated from bovine cornea. at least two types are known. Type I, found mostly in the cornea, contains d-galactose and d-glucosamine-6-o-sulfate as the repeating unit; type II, found in skeletal tissues, contains d-galactose and d-galactosamine-6-o-sulfate as the repeating unit. Chemical name: Keratosulfate (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keratan Sulfate

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keramic
keramics
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kerana
kerargyrite
kerasin
kerat-
keratalgia
keratan sulfate (current term)
keratan sulphate
keratectasia
keratectomies
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keratein
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keratic precipitates
keratin
keratin filaments
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keratinases
keratinisation
keratinise

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