Thomas N. Wight,Robert P. Mecham's Biology of Proteoglycans (Biology of Extracellular Matrix) PDF

By Thomas N. Wight,Robert P. Mecham

ISBN-10: 0127506500

ISBN-13: 9780127506500

ISBN-10: 1483248461

ISBN-13: 9781483248462

Biology of Proteoglycans presents a consultant, yet certainly not inclusive, pattern of present learn at the position of proteoglycans within the mobilephone biology of the extracellular matrix. The booklet is prepared into 4 parts: methodological advancements; proteoglycan metabolism; proteoglycans in cartilage; and proteoglycans in "soft" tissues. It starts with discussions of present methodological advancements that have had huge, immense impression on figuring out the complexity of proteoglycan constitution. those comprise using monoclonal antibodies to probe the constitution of the protein and carbohydrate parts of proteoglycans; and reports at the genes that code for the proteoglycan protein cores and linked proteins. this is often through separate chapters on quite a few elements of proteoglycan metabolism, together with the unreal pathway utilized by cells to synthesize proteoglycans containing heparin and heparan sulfate; the molecular association of other proteoglycans in cartilage; the position of proteoglycans and linked proteins within the calcification approach in progress plate; and the rising box of proteoglycans in "soft" or noncartilagenous tissue.

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