glycosaminoglycan(redirected from glycosaminoglycan polysulfate)
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n. Abbr. GAG
Any of a group of unbranched polysaccharides with high molecular weight that contain amino sugars and often are attached to or form complexes with proteins. Also called mucopolysaccharide.
gly•cos•a•mi•no•gly•can(ˌglaɪ koʊs əˌmi noʊˈglaɪ kæn)
any of a class of polysaccharides that form mucins when complexed with proteins. Formerly, mucopolysaccharide.