fucoidin

fucoidin

[fyü′kȯid·ən]
(biochemistry)
A gum composed ofL-fucose and sulfate acid ester groups obtained from Fucus species and other brown algae.
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It has been reported that fucoidin, a ligand for SR-A, inhibits the in vivo CRP-promoted uptake of oxidized LDL (15).
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