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Descriptor English: Keratan Sulfate
Descriptor Spanish: Sulfato de Queratano
Descriptor Portuguese: Sulfato de Ceratano
Descriptor French: Kératane sulfate
Entry term(s): Keratosulfate
Sulfate, Keratan
Tree number(s): D09.698.373.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007632
Scope note: A sulfated mucopolysaccharide initially isolated from bovine cornea. At least two types are known. Type I, found mostly in the cornea, contains D-galactose and D-glucosamine-6-O-sulfate as the repeating unit; type II, found in skeletal tissues, contains D-galactose and D-galactosamine-6-O-sulfate as the repeating unit.
Annotation: /biosyn /physiol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Registry Number: 9056-36-4
CAS Type 1 Name: Keratosulfate
Previous Indexing: Galactosamine (1972-1974)
Mucopolysaccharides (1970-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDES 1975-90
DeCS ID: 7801
Unique ID: D007632
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Keratan Sulfate - Preferred
Concept UI M0011943
Scope note A sulfated mucopolysaccharide initially isolated from bovine cornea. At least two types are known. Type I, found mostly in the cornea, contains D-galactose and D-glucosamine-6-O-sulfate as the repeating unit; type II, found in skeletal tissues, contains D-galactose and D-galactosamine-6-O-sulfate as the repeating unit.
Preferred term Keratan Sulfate
Entry term(s) Keratosulfate
Sulfate, Keratan



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