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Glycosaminoglycans Summary

Description: Heteropolysaccharides which contain an N-acetylated hexosamine in a characteristic repeating disaccharide unit. The repeating structure of each disaccharide involves alternate 1,4- and 1,3-linkages consisting of either N-acetylglucosamine or N-acetylgalactosamine.

Also Known As: Mucopolysaccharides

Networked: 2808 relevant articles (37 outcomes, 240 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Glycosaminoglycans is Relevant

  1. Mucopolysaccharidoses : 6 outcomes 5 studies in 343 results
  2. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 5 outcomes 9 studies in 58 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 3 outcomes 17 studies in 229 results
  4. Infection : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 102 results
  5. Inflammation : 2 outcomes 5 studies in 70 results
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Drugs Related to Glycosaminoglycans

  1. Heparin (Liquaemin)
  2. Collagen
  3. Proteoglycans (Proteoglycan)
  4. Glycoproteins (Glycoprotein)
  5. Glycogen
  6. Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan)
  7. Heparitin Sulfate (Heparan Sulfate)
  8. Enzymes
  9. glucuronyl glucosamine glycan sulfate (Vessel)
  10. Dermatan Sulfate
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Therapies Related to Glycosaminoglycans

  1. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser)
  2. Enzyme Replacement Therapy
  3. Transplants (Transplant)
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  5. Ligation
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