iduronic acid
(= a-L-iduronic acid)
A uronic acid, derived from the sugar idose, and bearing one terminal carboxyl group. With N-acetyl-galactosamine-4-sulphate, a component of dermatan sulphate. See iduronidase.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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