CHEBI:16336 - hyaluronic acid

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ChEBI Name hyaluronic acid
Definition A mucopolysaccharide composed of N-acetylglucosamine and glucuronic acid subunits. It is found in the connective tissues of vertebrates. A principal constituent of the extracellular matrix (ECM), it mediates the growth and metastasis of tumour cells.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:5772, CHEBI:14412, CHEBI:24622, CHEBI:24623, CHEBI:30942
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Formula (C14H21NO12)n
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Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
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Outgoing hyaluronic acid (CHEBI:16336) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
hyaluronic acid (CHEBI:16336) is a exopolysaccharide (CHEBI:72813)
hyaluronic acid (CHEBI:16336) is a mucopolysaccharide (CHEBI:37395)
hyaluronic acid (CHEBI:16336) is conjugate acid of hyaluronate (CHEBI:132153)
Incoming hyaluronate (CHEBI:132153) is conjugate base of hyaluronic acid (CHEBI:16336)
Synonyms Sources
[β-D-glucopyranuronosyl-(1→3)-2-(acetylamino)-2-deoxy-β-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→4)]n ChEBI
[beta-N-Acetyl-D-glucosaminyl(1,4)beta-D-glucuronosyl(1,3)]n KEGG COMPOUND
acide hyaluronique ChEBI
ácido hialurónico ChEBI
hyaluronan ChEBI
Hyaluronic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Hyaluronsäure ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
HMDB0010366 HMDB
Hyaluronan Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
8187837 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
8538277 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
9004-61-9 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
9004-61-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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31 October 2019