Chondroadherin is a cartilage matrix protein thought to mediate adhesion of isolated chondrocytes. The protein contains 11 leucine-rich repeats flanked by cysteine-rich regions. The chondroadherin messenger RNA is present in chondrocytes at all ages.
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Protein Aliases: Cartilage leucine-rich protein; Chondroadherin; chondroadherin proteoglycan
Gene Aliases: CHAD; SLRR4A