The Structure of Cells
Author(s): Center for Educational Outreach
Extracellular Matrix: Animal Cells
Collagen is the most abundant glycoprotein in the extracellular matrix (ECM). The ECM can transmit signals to the cytoskeleton through membrane proteins, known as integrins.
Keywords: animal | cell | cell structure | collagen | eukaryote | extracellular matrix | glycoprotein | integrins
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