"Neurocan" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A hyalectin family member that is expressed in neuronal tissue and plays a role in neuronal CELL ADHESION.
- Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan 3
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Neurocan" by people in Profiles.
Studies in humans and mice implicate neurocan in the etiology of mania. Am J Psychiatry. 2012 Sep; 169(9):982-90.
Neurocan in the embryonic avian heart and vasculature. Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol. 2003 Jun; 272(2):556-62.
Coordinate regulation of cadherin and integrin function by the chondroitin sulfate proteoglycan neurocan. J Cell Biol. 2000 Jun 12; 149(6):1275-88.
Distinct spatial and temporal distributions of aggrecan and versican in the embryonic chick heart. Anat Rec. 1999 12 01; 256(4):366-80.
beta-Catenin is a target for extracellular signals controlling cadherin function: the neurocan-GalNAcPTase connection. Curr Top Dev Biol. 1997; 35:161-89.