An extracellular matrix proteoglycan that is present in human tissue

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  • Versican — is a large chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan with an apparent molecular mass of more than 1000kDa. In 1989, Zimmermann and Ruoslahti cloned and sequenced the core protein of fibroblast chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan. They designated it versican… …   Wikipedia

  • versican — (= large fibroblast glycoprotein; chondroitin sulphate core protein) Protein (264 kD) involved in cell signalling. N terminal region similar to glial hyaluronic acid binding protein, centre has glycosaminoglycan attachment sites, C terminal… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • versican — ver·si·can (vurґsĭ kan) a small proteoglycan of the extracellular matrix, consisting of a 260 kD core with associated chondroitin sulfate and oligosaccharide chains; it plays a role in cell signaling …   Medical dictionary

  • VCAN — Versican, also known as VCAN, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: VCAN versican| url = Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=1462| accessdate = ] PBB Summary section title = summary text =… …   Wikipedia

  • Competing endogenous RNA (CeRNA) — Competing endogenous RNAs (abbreviated ceRNAs) communicate with and regulate other RNA transcripts by competing for shared microRNAs.[1] Contents 1 Mechanism of action 2 The PTEN ceRNA network …   Wikipedia

  • Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan — Chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans (CSPGs) are proteoglycans[1] consisting of a core protein and chondroitin sulfate. They are structural components of a variety of human tissues, for example of cartilage. The following CSPGs have been identified …   Wikipedia

  • Chondroitin sulfate — Chemical structure of one unit in a chondroitin sulfate chain. Chondroitin 4 sulfate: R1 = H; R2 = SO3H; R3 = H. Chondroitin 6 sulfate: R1 = SO3H; R2, R3 = H …   Wikipedia

  • ADAMTS1 — ADAM metallopeptidase with thrombospondin type 1 motif, 1 Available structures …   Wikipedia

  • HAPLN1 — Hyaluronan and proteoglycan link protein 1, also known as HAPLN1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: HAPLN1 hyaluronan and proteoglycan link protein 1| url = Cmd=ShowDetailView… …   Wikipedia

  • Chondroitinsulfat — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Chondroitinsulfat B Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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