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Hyaluronic Acid: A Ubiquitous Biopolymer
By George Deckner
Hyaluronic acid (HA) or sodium hyaluronate is a ubiquitous biopolymer found in connective, epithelial, and neural mammalian tissues. HA is a high molecular weight (1000-3000K Daltons), anionic polysaccharide that is a composed of repeating disaccharide units of d-glucuronic acid and n-acetyl-d-glucosamine. HA is highly hygroscopic and can bind up to 1000 times its weight in water. Read More
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