heparan sulfate

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hep·a·ran sulfate

A glycosaminoglycan found on cell surfaces and basement membranes in mammals that regulates a wide variety of biological processes, including angiogenesis and blood coagulation. Also called heparitin sulfate.

[hepar(in) (to which it is close in structure) + -an.]
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We are especially pleased to see sustained decreases in CSF heparan sulfate in all subjects post-injection, along with positive signals of neurocognitive activity in Cohorts 1 and 2.
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