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.
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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.
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