"Fibromodulin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A small leucine-rich proteoglycan that contains 4 KERATAN SULFATE chains within the leucine repeat region. It interacts with COLLAGEN TYPE I and COLLAGEN TYPE II fibrils and may function to control the rate of EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX assembly. It also sequesters TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR BETA in the extracellular matrix.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Fibromodulin" by people in Profiles.
Development of myotendinous-like junctions that anchor cardiac valves requires fibromodulin and lumican. Dev Dyn. 2016 10; 245(10):1029-42.
Distinct effects of gonadectomy in male and female mice on collagen fibrillogenesis in the skin. J Dermatol Sci. 2007 Sep; 47(3):217-26.