N-acetyl glucosamine


N-acetyl glucosamine
(= 2-acetamido glucose)
A sugar unit found in glycoproteins and various polysaccharides such as chitin, bacterial peptidoglycan and in hyaluronic acid.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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