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  • n. A small leucine-rich repeat proteoglycan which is found in a variety of extracellular matrix tissues, including bone, cartilage and tendon


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  • Finally, CD44, CD166, CD29, CEACAM5, cadherin 17, and biglycan were identified by mass spectrometry to be enriched in CD133

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  • Sasamura H, Kobayashi E, Shimizu-Hirota R, Nakazato Y, et al. (2004) Glomerular expression of biglycan and decorin and urinary levels of decorin in primary glomerular disease.

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  • Significant upregulation was also seen for versican, lumican, syndecan-2, biglycan and syndecan-4 (

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