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Chemical Aggrecans

Name Aggrecans
Equivalent Terms Aggrecan | Cartilage Specific Proteoglycan Core Proteins | Cartilage-Specific Proteoglycan Core Proteins
Definition Large HYALURONAN-containing proteoglycans found in articular cartilage (CARTILAGE, ARTICULAR). They form into aggregates that provide tissues with the capacity to resist high compressive and tensile forces.
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Genes
MeSH® ID D053674
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ChemicalsCarbohydrates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Polysaccharides Has associated genes Has associated diseases Proteoglycans Has associated genes Has associated diseases Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycans Has associated genes Has associated diseases Aggrecans Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Aggrecans Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  ACAN protein, human
  Agc1 protein, mouse
  Agc1 protein, rat