What is glycoprotein matrix?


What is glycoprotein matrix?

Extracellular Matrix:

The extracellular matrix is a three dimensional network of molecules located outside the cells. Among the macromolecules that form part of the extracellular matrix we can find enzymes, collagen, and glycoproteins. The composition of the extracellular matrix varies among cellular types and it is adjusted depending on the cellular requirements and needs to properly function.

Answer and Explanation:

Glycoproteins are macromolecules formed of proteins that also contains an oligosaccharide attached through a covalent bond to an amino acid...

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