hydroxyproline-rich glycoprotein

hydroxyproline-rich glycoprotein

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • HRGP — (= hydroxyproline rich glycoprotein) Class of plant glycoproteins and proteoglycans rich in hydroxyproline, that includes AGP, extensin and certain lectins. Found in the cell wall and are produced in response to injury …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Extensin — was discovered by Derek T.A. Lamport at Cambridge University [Lamport,D.T.A.; Northcote,D.H. (1960) Nature 188:665 666 Hydroxyproline in primary cell walls of higher plants] , they are hydroxyproline rich glycoproteins (HRGPs) of the plant cell… …   Wikipedia

  • Hypersensitive response — The hypersensitive response (HR) is a mechanism, used by plants, to prevent the spread of infection by microbial pathogens. The HR is characterized by the rapid death of cells in the local region surrounding an infection. The HR serves to… …   Wikipedia

  • extensin — Glycoprotein of the plant cell wall, characterized by its high hydroxyproline content. Carbohydrate side chains are composed of simple galactose residues and oligosaccharides containing 1 4 arabinose residues. Part of a larger class of… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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