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GAGs

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Question Answer
Hyaluronic acidglucoronic acid + glucosamine (not covalently attached to a protein)
Chondroitin sulfateglucoronic acid + galactosamine
Keratan suflategalactose + glucosamine
Dermatan sulfateL-iduronic acid + galactosamine
heparin/heparan sulfateglucoronic or L-iduronic acid + glucosamine
Proteoglycan Keratan sulfate + Chondroitin sulfate attached to protein core
o-glycosidic link attaches to OH group of Ser or Thr
N-glycosidic link attaches to amide group of Asparagine (Asn)
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