Dermatan Sulfate


Chondroitin Sulfate B

Dermatan, 4-(hydrogen sulfate)

Sulfate B, Chondroitin

Sulfate, Dermatan

beta Heparin


A naturally occurring glycosaminoglycan found mostly in the skin and in connective tissue. It differs from CHONDROITIN SULFATE A (see CHONDROITIN SULFATES) by containing IDURONIC ACID in place of glucuronic acid, its epimer, at carbon atom 5. (from Merck, 12th ed)