Proteoglycans

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Proteoglycans are large proteins with transmembrane, intra- and extracellular domains and oligosaccharide chains attached to the extracellular domain. They are much larger than glycoproteins. The oligosaccharides form part of the glycocalyx[1].

References

  1. Alberts B., Johnson A., Lewis J., Raff M., Roberts K., Walter P. 2008. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 5th ed. New York, Garland Science.
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