Day 113 (5q14.1-5q14.3): versican, a versatile proteoglycan


Day 113 has 34 protein-coding genes (browser view) including VCAN (versican).

Versican is a large proteoglycan Рa protein attached to long sugar chains. Versican is secreted into the space between cells, and keeps cells from sticking together. It is found normally in blood vessels, skin, nerves, and other tissues.

Click here to see all 8644679 letters of Day 113 with VCAN underlined.

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