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Descriptor English: Aggrecans
Descriptor Spanish: Agrecanos
Descriptor Portuguese: Agrecanas
Descriptor French: Agrécanes
Entry term(s): Aggrecan
Cartilage Specific Proteoglycan Core Proteins
Cartilage-Specific Proteoglycan Core Proteins
Tree number(s): D09.698.735.200.500
D12.776.395.650.750.687.100
D12.776.503.280.437.100
D12.776.860.300.140
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053674
Scope note: 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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Public MeSH Note: 2007; AGGRECANS was indexed under PROTEOCHONDROITIN SULFATES 2006, & under EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX PROTEINS, LECTINS, C-TYPE & PROTEOGLYCANS 1990-2006
History Note: 2007(1990)
DeCS ID: 52258
Unique ID: D053674
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Aggrecans - Preferred
Concept UI M0176993
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Aggrecans
Entry term(s) Aggrecan
Cartilage Specific Proteoglycan Core Proteins
Cartilage-Specific Proteoglycan Core Proteins



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