proteoglycan


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pro·te·o·gly·can

 (prō′ē-ō-glī′kən)
n.
Any of various glycoproteins that have glycosaminoglycan chains attached by covalent bonds to the protein, usually found in the extracellular matrix of connective tissue.

proteoglycan

(ˌprəʊtɪəʊˈɡlaɪkæn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem any of various compounds consisting of a protein bonded to a mucopolysaccharide chain
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Proteoglycan degradation by the ADAMTS family of proteinases.
The Safranin O staining showed a significantly different proteoglycan profile between the CON group and the injury groups.
Heparan sulfate proteoglycans of the cardiovascular system.
Cutaneous wound healing: significance of proteoglycans in scar formation.
For example, delayed gadolinium-enhanced MRI of cartilage (dGEMRIC) identifies areas of decreased cartilage proteoglycan content.
The 24 with surgical weight loss demonstrated a mean 56-msec increase in delayed gadolinium-enhanced MRI index in the medial compartment during 1 year of follow-up, reflecting a substantial increase in cartilage proteoglycan content.
Effects of NSAIDs on collagen and proteoglycan synthesis of cultured chondrocytes.
With syndecan-2 as the primary syndecan expressed during development, this proteoglycan may aid in the adhesion of cardiomyocytes early in cardiac morphogenesis.
The following drugs would not be permitted on salegrounds except at trace levels: treatments commonly recognised as therapeutic for equine protozoal myeloencephalitis; bronchodilators such as clenbuterol; vaso-active drugs such as aspirin, isoxuprine, and pentoxifylline; and parenteral anti-arthritics such as injectable proteoglycan supplements.
Heparan sulfate proteoglycan binding by herpes simplex virus type 1 glycoproteins B and C, which differ in their contributions to virus attachment, penetration, and cell-to-cell spread.
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