Definition of POLYSIALIC ACID


POLYSIALIC ACID means any substance containing one or more sialic acid residue including: (a) linear polymers or oligomers; (b) branched polymers or oligomers; (c) the alpha-2,8-linked homopolymer of sialic acid that comprises the capsular polysaccharide of (i) E. coli strain K1, and (ii) the group-B meningococci; and (d) the alternating alpha-2,8/alpha-2-9 linked polymer of E. coli strain K92.
Sample 1