By Hari G. Garg,Charles A. Hales
It used to be most likely the French chemist Portes, who first pronounced in 1880 that the mucin within the vitreous physique, which he named hyalomucine, behaved otherwise from different mucoids in cornea and cartilage. 54 years later Karl Meyer remoted a brand new polysaccharide from the vitreous, which he named hyaluronic acid. this present day its legit identify is hyaluronan, and modern day examine in this polysaccharide keeps to grow.
Expertly written through major scientists within the box, this publication presents readers with a extensive, but distinct evaluate of the chemistry of hyaluronan, and the function it performs in human biology and pathology. Twenty-seven chapters current a series best from the chemistry and biochemistry of hyaluronan, by way of its function in numerous pathological stipulations, to converted hylauronans as capability healing brokers and eventually to the useful, structural and organic homes of hyaluronidases. Chemistry and Biology of Hyaluronan covers the various attention-grabbing points of this interesting molecule, and all chapters are meant to arrive the broader examine community.
- Comprehensive examine the chemistry and biology of hyaluronans
- Essential to Chemists, Biochemists and clinical researchers
- Broad but specified overview of this speedily growing to be learn area
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Chemistry and Biology of Hyaluronan by Hari G. Garg,Charles A. Hales