Table 11.2Examples of keratan sulfate proteoglycans

ProteoglycanTypeCore mass (kD)Distribution
LumicanKS I37broad
KeratocanKS I37broad, but sulfated only in cornea
FibromodulinKS I59broad
MimecanKS I25broad, but sulfated only in cornea
SV2KS I80synaptic vesicles
ClaustrinKS II105CNS, membrane proteoglycan
AggrecanKS II200cartilage

From: Chapter 11, Proteoglycans and Glycosaminoglycans

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Essentials of Glycobiology.
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Cold Spring Harbor (NY): Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press; 1999.
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