Definition: A natural high-viscosity mucopolysaccharide with alternating beta (1-3) glucuronide and beta (1-4) glucosaminidic bonds. It is found in the UMBILICAL CORD, in VITREOUS BODY and in SYNOVIAL FLUID. A high urinary level is found in PROGERIA.
Other names Vitrax, Amo; Hyaluronate, Sodium; Acid, Hyaluronic; Sodium Hyaluronate; Luronit; Hyvisc; Hyaluronate Sodium; Hyaluronan; Healon; Etamucine; Biolon; Bausch and Lomb Brand of Sodium Hyaluronate; Anika Therapeutics Brand of Sodium Hyaluronidate; Amo Vitrax; Amvisc; Akorn, Inc. Brand of Sodium Hyaluronate; Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. Brand of Sodium Hyal; Advanced Medical Optics Brand of Sodium Hyaluronid