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Proteoglycans

proteoglycans

glycoproteins which have a very high polysaccharide content.


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Biological Functions of...

Just wanted to add that proteins incorporate many sugars for signaling purposes: either glycoproteins or proteoglycans. For example: Secretory vesicles in the Golgi cisterna use mostly mannose, galactose, and NAG (N-Acetlyglucosamine) to make the necessary glycoproteins for ...

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by kolean
Wed Jul 08, 2009 5:20 pm
 
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Topic: Biological Functions of...
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The Fiber Disease

... deprives the endogenous sulphated proteoglycan molecules (heparan sulfates) of their sulphate co partner, thereby disrupting synthesis of S-proteoglycans and their crucial role in the fibroblast growth factor (FGF) signalling which induces oligodendrocyte progenitors to maintain the growth ...

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by Skytroll
Fri Aug 11, 2006 4:28 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
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starch + glycogen

Proteoglycans and glycoprotein, both are polymers contain glycogen and protein, the difference is which one, glycogen or protein, is more than the other one ;)

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by Dr.Stein
Sun Feb 05, 2006 1:29 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: starch + glycogen
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starch + glycogen

Proteoglycans = polymer combination of glycogen and protein...as far as I know, it's used to build the cell wall of bacteria..

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by victor
Sun Feb 05, 2006 11:34 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: starch + glycogen
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starch + glycogen

ok. thanks. does anyone know wjat proteoglycans are? - and their function.

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by sue
Sun Feb 05, 2006 5:14 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: starch + glycogen
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