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Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) are present on the surfaces of all adherent animal cells and in extracellular matrices. GAGs interact with many families of growth factors and growth factor receptors and thus influence cell growth and differentiation.

Click here for a primer on GAG structure, biology, and mass spectrometry.

The Mass Spectrometry Resource is developing methods for tandem mass spectrometric analysis sequencing of glycosaminoglycans.

Click here for a summary of specific projects

Click here for recent glycosaminoglycan-related publications
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