proteoglycan

Definition / meaning of proteoglycan

A molecule that contains both protein and glycosaminoglycans, which are a type of polysaccharide. Proteoglycans are found in cartilage and other connective tissues.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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