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Mesh term Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycans

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Heparitin Sulfate
Proteoglycans

Description

Ubiquitous macromolecules associated with the cell surface and extracellular matrix of a wide range of cells of vertebrate and invertebrate tissues. They are essential cofactors in cell-matrix adhesion processes, in cell-cell recognition systems, and in receptor-growth factor interactions. (From Cancer Metastasis Rev 1996; 15(2): 177-86; Hepatology 1996; 24(3): 524-32)


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Glypicans
Syndecans


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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0