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There are two major types of skeletal keratan sulphates

Nieduszynski, I A and Huckerby, T N and Dickenson, J M and Brown, Gavin and Tai, G H and Morris, H G and Eady, S (1990) There are two major types of skeletal keratan sulphates. Biochemical Journal, 271 (1). pp. 243-245. ISSN 0264-6021

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Abstract

High-field 1H-n.m.r.-spectroscopic studies supported by chemical carbohydrate analyses show that skeletal keratan sulphates (KS-II) of bovine origin may be sub-classified into two groups. Keratan sulphate chains from articular and intervertebral-disc cartilage (KS-II-A) contain two structural features, namely alpha(1----3)-fucose and alpha(2----6)-linked N-acetyl-neuraminic acid residues, that are absent from keratan sulphates from tracheal or nasal-septum cartilage (KS-II-B).

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Biochemical Journal
Uncontrolled Keywords: Animals ; Carbohydrate Conformation ; Cartilage ; Cartilage, Articular ; Cattle ; Fucose ; Galactose ; Intervertebral Disk ; Keratan Sulfate ; Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy ; N-Acetylneuraminic Acid ; Nasal Septum ; Sialic Acids ; Trachea
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Departments: Faculty of Health and Medicine > Biomedical & Life Sciences
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ID Code: 50614
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 01 Nov 2011 13:45
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 19:41
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/50614

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