GAG

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Related to glycosaminoglycan: chondroitin sulfate, proteoglycan, Hyaluronan
AcronymDefinition
GAGGraphic Artists Guild
GAGGlycosaminoglycan
GAGGet A Grip
GAGGet A Grip (Aerosmith album)
GAGGuangzhou Automobile Group
GAGGraf-Adolf-Gymnasium (German: Count Adolf Grammar School)
GAGGroup-specific Antigen (protein)
GAGGuangzhou Automobile Group (China)
GAGGoal A Game
GAGGuns Are Good
GAGGround Air Ground
GAGGeneric Address Generator
GAGGroup Activity Graph
GAGGroup of Advanced Gardeners (MMORPG, Runescape)
GAGGlobal Atlantic Group Ltd (New York, NY)
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Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) are highly negatively charged sugar chains that are covalently bound to a protein core to form aggrecan, which is one of the primary matrix molecules of cartilage.
Glucosamine is a component of glycosaminoglycans, which is derived from shellfish.
Serum Levels of glycosaminoglycans and chondroitin sulfate/hyaluronic acid disaccharides as diagnostic markers for liver diseases.
A direct spectrophotometric microassay for sulfated glycosaminoglycans in cartilage cultures.
Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) are linear polymers of repeated disaccharides, in most cases containing an O-sulphated N-acetylhexosamine and an hexuronic acid, commonly expressed in a variety of tissues.
Polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis was also performed to estimate the molecular weights of the SPs fractions by comparison with the electrophoretic mobility of standard glycosaminoglycans unfractionated heparin (UHEP, ~ 14 kDa), chondroitin-4-sulfate (C-4-S, ~ 40 kDa), chondroitin-6-sulfate (C-6-S, ~ 60 kDa) and dextran sulfate (Dex, ~ 8 kDa) (Quindere et al.
Jargin, "Supplementation of glycosaminoglycans and their precursors in osteoarthritis versus diet modification," International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, vol.
The pseudocysts are not true glandular lumens but are part of the tumor stroma, showing glycosaminoglycan material ("blue goo"), or hyalinized basal lamina (figure 3).
However the high detergent effects of using SDS with decellularization degrades glycosaminoglycan content (GAG).
An FSH inhibitor, the ovarian glycosaminoglycans (oGAGs), and angiogenic factors involved in follicular selection in mammals have been identified as described below.
A new approach called the Sensi-Pro assay examines the nonreducing ends of glycosaminoglycan fragments (67).