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KSKansas (US postal abbreviation)
KSKyrgyzstan (international vehicle registration)
KSKey Stage (level of UK state education)
KSRepublic of Korea
KSKorean (Industrial) Standards
KSKosovo
KSKitchen Sink
KSKevin Smith (movie director)
KSKeyboard Stand (various companies)
KSKama Sutra
KSKatsoa (Finnish: see, look)
KSKamehameha Schools (Honolulu, HI)
KSKatawa Shoujo (visual novel)
KSKnock Sensor (automotive)
KSKaposi's Sarcoma (common neoplastic complication in patients with AIDS)
KSKorean Standard
KSKolmogorov-Smirnov
KSKommunenes Sentralforbund (Norwegian municipal organization)
KSKeyset
KSKiefer Sutherland (actor)
KSKilling Spree (gaming)
KSKolbenschmidt (Germany)
KSKinki Sharyo (Japan)
KSKlinefelter Syndrome
KSKimber Select (cable; various locations)
KSKill Steal (gaming tactic)
KSKeratan Sulfate
KSKelly-Springfield (.50 cal ammunition headstamp)
KSKabuki Syndrome
KSKappa Sigma Fraternity
KSKato Seisakusho (Japan)
KSKiaSu (Singlish)
KSKnight Star
KSKnee Slapper
KSKnee Society
KSKilosecond
KSKindred of Sages
KSKol Simcha (Klezmer dance group)
KSKilimanjaro Safaris
KSKenzo Suzuki (wrestler)
KSKitchen Stadium (Iron Chef TV show)
KSKing's Scholar (Eton College)
KSKing's Scholar
KSKeratitis Sicca (ophthalmology; form of eye inflammation)
KSKLUB SPORT (sport club)
KSKool Skools (Australian music competition)
KSKnight Spec (Priston Tale)
KSKept Son (adoption)
KSKick Snapper (football; center on FG attempts)
KSKreative Software
KSKearny Standard
KSKonsekai:Swordwaltzer (webcomic)
KSPilotless Aircraft for Attack on Ship Targets (US Navy)
KSFuel Tanker/Anti-Submarine Aircraft designation
KSKnown Shippable
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Diagnostic methods available are blood and urine analysis to quantify the keratan sulfate level, direct enzyme assay in leukocytes or fibroblasts, and the wide range of radiographic views to demonstrate the skeletal abnormalities.
Its core protein is composed of three globular domains and a large extended region, for glycosaminoglycan (GAG) chains attachment, that is, chondroitin sulfates (CS, up to 90%) and keratan sulfates [5, 6, 8].
This macromolecule naturally co-exists with several other known GAGs, including keratan sulfate, heparin, heparan sulfate and dermatan sulfate.
to IL-1 receptor antagonist protein (IRAP); increased expression of p55 TNF receptors (p55 TNF-R); increased interleukin-6 (IL-6); increased leukemia inhibitory factor (LIF); decreased insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1); decreased transforming growth factor beta (TGF.beta.); decreased platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF); decreased basic fibroblast growth factor (b-FGF); increased keratan sulfate; increased stromelysin; increased ratio of stromelysin to tissue inhibitor of metalloproteases (TIMP); increased osteocalcin; increased alkaline phosphatase; increased cAMP responsive to hormone challenge; increased urokinase plasminogen activator; increased cartilage oligomeric matrix protein; and increased collagenase.
Morquio A syndrome, or Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA (MPS IVA) is a disease in which people are missing an enzyme that is essential in the breakdown and removal of the GAGs called keratan sulfate (KS) and chondroitin-6-sulfate (C6S).
Antibodies have also been generated against the substrate that accumulates in LSD patients (Table 1), including heparan sulfate (48), keratan sulfate (49), [G.sub.M2] and [G.sub.M3] gangliosides (50), and other glycosphingolipids (51).
The disease is characterised by deficient activity of N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfatase (GALNS) causing excessive lysosomal storage of glycosaminoglycans such as keratan sulfate and chondroitin sulfate.
Mucopolysaccharidosis IVA is a disease characterised by deficient activity of N-acetylgalactosamine-6-sulfatase (GALNS) causing excessive lysosomal storage of glycosaminoglycans such as keratan sulfate and chondroitin sulfate.
GAGs are attached to a Ser residue of a protein via the linker tetrasaccharide GlcA[beta]1-3Gal[beta]1-3Gal[beta]1-4Xyl, except for keratan sulfate, which is linked to proteins either through N- or core 1 O-glycans.
Data showed that keratan sulfate (KS) levels fall within a few weeks after the start of therapy.
Demonstration of a keratan sulfate containing proteoglycan in atherosclerotic aorta.