Fucosylated chondroitin sulfate diversity in sea cucumbers: a review.

  title={Fucosylated chondroitin sulfate diversity in sea cucumbers: a review.},
  author={Pang Myron and Shafiquzzaman Siddiquee and Sujjat Al Azad},
  journal={Carbohydrate polymers},
Fucosylated chondroitin sulfate (FucCS) is structurally distinct glycosaminoglycans found from the sea cucumber body wall consisted of chondroitin sulfate type backbone with attached sulfated or non-sulfated fucose side chain. Structurally this compound plays an important role in maintaining the body wall integrity and possesses a wide spectrum of biological activities. Recently several glycosaminoglycans' structures have been solved to elucidate its physicochemical activity. The purpose of… CONTINUE READING

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