What Are The Decorations....

a: Proteoglycan ~
b: a molecular Christmas tree

What: "According to Perry Brittis, a graduate student who is senior author of the study, the proteoglycan is like a molecular Christmas tree, with the protein forming the trunk and the sugars, called chondroitin sulfates, forming the many branches.

Writer: Perry Brittis
Date: May 13 2013 7:28 PM

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