Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Glycosaminoglycans

distribution of various glycosaminoglycans:

1. hyaluronic acid-
synovial fluid
vitreous humor
loose connective tissue

2.chondroitin sulfate-
cartilage
bone
cornea

3. keratan sulfate I :
cornea

4. keratan sulfate II :
loose connective tissue

5. heparin-
mast cells

6. heparan sulfate-
skin fibroblasts,
aortic wall

7. dermatan sulfate-
has wide distribution

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