heparan sulfate

noun

hep·​a·​ran sulfate ˈhep-ə-ˌran- How to pronounce heparan sulfate (audio)
: a sulfated glycosaminoglycan that accumulates in bodily tissues in abnormal amounts in some mucopolysaccharidoses

called also heparitin sulfate

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“Heparan sulfate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heparan%20sulfate. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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