Benign hyperplasia of the human prostate is associated with tissue enrichment in chondroitin sulphate of wide size distribution.


BACKGROUND Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) involves qualitative and quantitative alterations in extracellular matrix (ECM) components affecting stromal-epithelial interactions. Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) are polysaccharide components of the ECM whose role in the development of BPH is under investigation. METHODS GAGs were extracted from human prostates… (More)


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