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Definition of "proteoglycan" [proteoglycan]

  • Any of many glycoproteins that have heteropolysaccharide side chains (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "proteoglycan" in a sentence
  • "Should the GA wish to ensure such adherence, I would recommend proteoglycan therapy for the participants."
  • "During labour the uterus can be divided into two regions, the upper, muscular region and the lower region which generally acts to provide a passive fibromuscular birth canal. cervix consists largely of fibrous collagen in a proteoglycan matrix."
  • "The GPC5 gene encodes glypican 5, one of the six members of the heparan sulfate proteoglycan (HSPG) family."
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