Definition of Extensin

1. Noun. (biochemistry) Any of a family of flexuous, rod-like, hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins (HRGPs) of the plant cell wall. ¹



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Medical Definition of Extensin

1. Glycoprotein of the plant cell wall, characterised by its high hydroxyproline content. Carbohydrate side chains are composed of simple galactose residues and oligosaccharides containing 1 to 4 arabinose residues. Part of a larger class of hydroxyproline rich glycoproteins. Function uncertain. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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