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Keyword - Hyaluronic acid (KW-0373)

Definition

Protein which binds hyaluronic acic, an acidic glycosaminoglycan which consists of repeating units of the disaccharide composed of D-glucuronic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine. This linear polymer is present in cell coats and in the extracellular ground substance of the connective tissues of vertebrates; it also occurs in the synovial fluid in joints and in the vitreous humor of the eye.

Category

Ligand

Gene Ontology

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GOi

hyaluronic acid binding [ GO:0005540 ]

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