Proteoglycans Have Many Roles

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Long Description: Characteristics: Bundle of molecules consisting of polysaccharides nestled together with proteins Located everywhere in the body Can twist and bend

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Long Description: Biological roles: Help thicken fluid in joints Key components in cartilage and connective tissue Dot cell surfaces Help cells roam around the body

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