Hyaluronic acid, Biology

HYALURONIC ACID

  1. It is formed by alternating unit of D-glucuronic acid and N-acetylglucosamine.
  2. Hyaluronic acid acts as animal cement between adjacent animal cells.
  3. It occurs in the matrix of connective tissue, around ovum and in various lubricating fluids like cerebrospinal fluid.
  4. Synovial fluid of bone joints and very viscous solution in vitreous humour.
  5. It occurs in umbilical cords.
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