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Called a biomembrane, it uses a synthetic version of the molecule called Decorin which occurs naturally in tiny amounts in the body.
Called a bio-membrane, it uses a synthetic version of the molecule called Decorin which occurs naturally in tiny amounts in the body.
A novel modulatory mechanism of transforming growth factor-beta signaling through decorin and LRP-1.
SBCV-030, which is modeled after the proteoglycan decorin, binds to collagen that is exposed when the vascular endothelium is denuded, an unavoidable consequence during any vascular intervention or surgery.
For an inhibition of binding assay (IBA), a petri dish was coated overnight with phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) containing 1% bovine serum albumin (BSA) and 5 [micro]g/mL decorin (chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan [CSPG]; Sigma, St.
Down-regulation of decorin mRNA was significant in the 3-day group (0.
This tripeptide also increases the expression of decorin and lumican--two important proteoglycans that support the formation of new collagen fibrils, increasing their quality and strength with a visibly re-modelled effect.
The researchers have injected a synthetic version of a naturally occurring human protein called decorin, and prevented development of the damaging scar tissue which leads to hydrocephalus.
Washington, June 30 (ANI): Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University's Kimmel Cancer Center have discovered that decorin, a naturally occurring protein that circulates in the blood, acts as a potent inhibitor of tumor growth modulating the tumor microenvironment.
They looked at genes which control how the prostate gland is formed and found that one gene, called decorin, may have a key role in tumour growth.
The online caution of use of chondroitin in patients with known prostate cancer can be traced back to an observation that chondroitin appears higher in both decorin and versican prostatic proteins.
They also found significant increased mRNA expression of extracellular matrix proteins biglycan and decorin and concluded that PRP appears to enhance the healing of meniscal defects.