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Decorin

"Decorin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A small leucine-rich proteoglycan that interacts with FIBRILLAR COLLAGENS and modifies the EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX structure of CONNECTIVE TISSUE. Decorin has also been shown to play additional roles in the regulation of cellular responses to GROWTH FACTORS. The protein contains a single glycosaminoglycan chain and is similar in structure to BIGLYCAN.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Decorin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Decorin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 26 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2001 and 2009 and 2015
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