hyaluronic acid

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hy·a·lu·ron·ic acid

A glycosaminoglycan that is found in extracellular tissue space, the synovial fluid of joints, and the vitreous humor of the eyes and acts as a binding, lubricating, and protective agent.

[Greek hualos, glass + -uronic.]
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hyaluronic acid

(Biochemistry) a viscous polysaccharide with important lubricating properties, present, for example, in the synovial fluid in joints
[C20: hyalo- + Greek ouron urine + -ic]
ˌhyaluˈronic adj
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hy′a•lu•ron′ic ac′id

(ˈhaɪ ə lʊˈrɒn ɪk, ˌhaɪ-)

a mucopolysaccharide serving as a viscous medium in the tissues of the body and as a lubricant in joints.
[1930–35; hyal (oid) (in reference to the vitreous humor, from which it was first isolated) + uronic acid]
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Noun1.hyaluronic acid - a viscous mucopolysaccharide found in the connective tissue space and the synovial fluid of movable joints and the humors of the eye; a cementing and protective substance
vitreous body, vitreous humor, vitreous humour - the clear colorless transparent jelly that fills the posterior chamber of the eyeball
synovia, synovial fluid - viscid lubricating fluid secreted by the membrane lining joints and tendon sheaths etc.
mucopolysaccharide - complex polysaccharides containing an amino group; occur chiefly as components of connective tissue
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hy·a·lu·ron·ic ac·id

n. ácido hialurónico, presente en la sustancia del tejido conjuntivo, actúa como lubricante y agente conector.
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hyaluronic acid

n ácido hialurónico
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Hyaluronan (HA) fragments induce chemokine gene expression in alveolar macrophages.
Halozyme's Enhanze technology is based on a proprietary recombinant human hyaluronidase PH20 (rHuPH20), an enzyme that temporarily degrades hyaluronan, a glycosaminoglycan or chain of natural sugars in the body, to aid in the dispersion and absorption of other injected therapeutic drugs.
leverages its proprietary technology platform in the hyaluronan and glycosaminoglycans to develop products that address unmet needs for patients in Dermatology Oral Care and Osteoarthritis BMG Pharma S.p.A.
* SYN[R]-HYCAN (China Approved): is a tripeptide that helps fight skin sagging by boosting the hyaluronan content in the skin.
Halozyme's Enhanze technology is based on a proprietary recombinant human enzyme that temporarily degrades hyaluronan to aid in the dispersion and absorption of other injected therapeutic drugs.
"The hospital also introduced the advanced sperm diagnostic tool HBA (hyaluronan binding assay) into evaluation of male infertility in Asia.
That haze corresponds to the presence of hyaluronan, a biomarker synthesized in the cell membrane of MM cells.
On the other hand, hyaluronan, an ECM's basic component, is aided by versican in stabilizing the matrix (17).
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Hyaluronan is known to enhance tumor growth by promoting angiogenesis in various tumors [1, 2].
Forrest, "Pharmacokinetics and disposition of a localized lymphatic polymeric hyaluronan conjugate of cisplatin in rodents," Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, vol.