keratan sulphate

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • glycosaminoglycans — (= formerly mucopolysaccharides) Polysaccharide side chains of proteoglycans made up of repeating disaccharide units (more than 100) of amino sugars, at least one of which has a negatively charged side group (carboxylate or sulphate). Commonest… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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  • aggrecan — The major structural proteoglycan of cartilage. It is a very large and complex macromolecule, comprising a core protein of 210 kD to which are linked around 100 chondroitin sulphate chains and several keratan sulphate chains as well as O and N… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • fibromodulin — A small proteoglycan, around 60 kD, of the extracellular matrix. The core protein has a mass of around 42 kD and is very similar to the core protein of biglycan and decorin. All three have highly conserved sequences containing 10 internal… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • lumican — Isoform (37 kD) of corneal keratan sulphate proteoglycan also found in arterial wall and many other tissues …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Sanfillipo syndrome — Lysosomal disease in which either keratan sulphate sulphatase or N acetyl a D glucosaminidase is defective: cross correction (complementation) of co cultured fibroblasts from apparently clinically identical patients can therefore occur if a… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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