extracellular matrix in CNS
c.oconnor at auckland.ac.nz
Sun Dec 29 17:55:43 EST 1996
Albertino Bigiani wrote:
> What kind of extracellular matrix (if any) occurs into the central
> nervous system?
> Albertino Bigiani
In terms of the kind of BM/ECM: laminin, heparan sulfate proteoglycan,
nidogen, perlecan, etc. are believed be the components present in the
CNS. In fact, some of these proteins have been implicated in
neuropathologies associated with Amyloidosis.
Hope this helps.
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