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Substance Name: Fibromodulin
RN: 126468-95-9


  • 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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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Fibromodulin

MeSH Heading

  • Fibromodulin

Systematic Name

  • Fibromodulin (ox clone lambdaFM2 protein moiety reduced)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 126468-95-9

System Generated Number

  • 0126468959