galactosamine


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gal·ac·tos·am·ine

 (găl′ək-tō′sə-mēn′, gə-lăk-)
n.
An amino derivative of galactose commonly found in glycolipids.

galactosamine

(ɡəlækˈtəʊsəˌmiːn; ɡəlækˈtəʊzəˌmiːn)
n
any amino sugar derived from galactose, especially chondrosamine
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Studies on the mechanism of galactosamine hepatitis: accumulation of galactosamine-1-phosphate and its inhibition of UDP-glucose pyrophosphorylase.
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Feline respiratory tract epithelial cells contain sialic acid [alpha]-2,3-galactose [beta]-1,3-N-acetyl galactosamine (SA [alpha]2,3 gal) receptors for avian and equine influenza viruses and SA [alpha]2,6 gal receptors for mammalian influenza virus (13).
This substance, rich in chondroitin-6-sulphate, is 1 made up of glucosamine and galactosamine .
Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) is a rare inherited biochemical disorder characterised by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues owing to insufficient amounts of the enzyme galactosamine sulphate (type A) and galactosidase (type B) to break them down.
Galactosamine hepatitis: key role of the nucleotide deficiency period in the pathogenesis of cell injury and cell death.
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Free radical scavenging and hepatoprotective activity of Jigrine against galactosamine induced hepatopathy in rats.
Isolation and characterization of isolectins with galactose/N-acetyl galactosamine specificity from hemolymph of the giant silkworm Hyalophora cecropia.