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Chondroitin Sulfate Introduced

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Chondroitin sulfate (CS) is covalently attached to the proteins forming proteoglycans a glycosaminoglycan. Chondroitin is widely distributed in animal tissues in extracellular matrix and cell surface sugar chain by the turn of the glucuronic acid and n-acetyl-d-galactosamine (also called n-acetyl-galactosamine) disaccharide units, connected by a sugar-like links to core proteins on serine residues.

Chondroitin sulfate from nematodes to humans in all organisms other than plants, performs a number of important physiological functions. Although the main chains of polysaccharides is not complicated, but the degree of sulfuric acid, sulfuric acid base and two different heterogeneous uronic acid chain of distribution, showing a high degree of heterogeneity. Fine structure of chondroitin sulfate determine functional specificity and interaction with a variety of protein molecules.