Results for: Proteoglycan

In Biochemistry

What is a proteoglycan?

A proteoglycan is a protein + glycosaminoglycan a GAG >20 porteoglycans genes So then you have GAG which are the Glycosaminglycan attach to the core protein. This core prote ( Full Answer )
In Biology

What is the function of proteoglycans?

That depends a bit on what your proteoglycans are and where in the body they are. I'm currently working the musculoskeletal field. I'm pretty sure I've seen it suggested that ( Full Answer )
In Genetics

What is the difference between a glycoprotein and a proteoglycan?

Actually, proteoglycans are conjugates of proteins and carbohydrates in which there is more carb and less protein. In fact, proteoglycans have GAGs (heteropolysaccharides) as ( Full Answer )
In The Difference Between

What is the differences between proteoglycans and glycosaminoglycans?

Polysaccharides are of two main types. 1. Homopolysaccharides 2. Heteropolysaccharides Heteropolysaccharides are further classified as: a) GlycosAminoGlycans (GAGs) b) Glycoc ( Full Answer )