Heparan-sulfate Definition

hĕpə-răn
noun
A glycosaminoglycan found on cell surfaces and basement membranes in mammals that regulates a wide variety of biological processes, including angiogenesis and blood coagulation.
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Origin of Heparan-sulfate

  • hepar(in) (to which it is close in structure) –an

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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