OBO ID: CHEBI:16336
Term Name: hyaluronic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • [beta-D-glucopyranuronosyl-(1->3)-2-(acetylamino)-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranosyl-(1->4)]n
  • [beta-N-Acetyl-D-glucosaminyl(1,4)beta-D-glucuronosyl(1,3)]n
  • acide hyaluronique
  • acido hialuronico
  • hyaluronan
  • Hyaluronic acid
  • Hyaluronsaeure
Definition: A mucopolysaccharide composed of N-acetylglucosamine and glucuronic acid subunits. It is found in the connective tissues of vertebrates. A principal constituent of the extracellular matrix (ECM), it mediates the growth and metastasis of tumour cells.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available