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nidogen


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A sulphated glycoprotein (150 kDa) found in basement membranes, with three globular regions, G1 and G2 connected by a thread-like structure and G3 connected to G2 by a rod-like region. The G2 region binds to collagen IV and perlecan. There are two isoforms, nidogen-1 and nidogen-2 (osteonidogen), with broadly similar properties.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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