Proteoglycans

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Proteoglycans are large [[protein|proteins]] with [[Transmembrane|transmembrane]], [[intracellular domain|intra]]- and [[extracellular domain|extracellular domains]] and [[Oligosaccharide|oligosaccharide]] chains attached to the extracellular domain. They are much larger than glycoproteins. The oligosaccharides form part of the [[Glycocalyx|glycocalyx]] <ref>Alberts B., Johnson A., Lewis J., Raff M., Roberts K., Walter P. 2008. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 5th ed. New York, Garland Science.</ref>.  
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Proteoglycans are large [[Protein|proteins]] with [[Transmembrane|transmembrane]], [[Intracellular domain|intra]]- and [[Extracellular domain|extracellular domains]] and [[Oligosaccharide|oligosaccharide]] chains attached to the extracellular domain. They are much larger than glycoproteins. The [https://teaching.ncl.ac.uk/bms/wiki/index.php/Oligosaccharide oligosaccharides] form part of the [[Glycocalyx|glycocalyx]] <ref>Alberts B., Johnson A., Lewis J., Raff M., Roberts K., Walter P. 2008. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 5th ed. New York, Garland Science.</ref>.  
  
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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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