TITLE

proteoglycans

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1795
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "proteoglycans" is presented. It refers to a family of molecules that are fundamental components of mucus and connective tissues. These tissues are composed of sugars linked to polypeptides and are found in organs and tissues throughout the body.
ACCESSION #
21242488

 

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