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Biglycan and chondroitin sulfate play pivotal roles in bone toughness via retaining bound water in bone mineral matrix Hua, Rui; Ni, Qingwen; Eliason, Travis D.; Han, Yan; Gu, Sumin; Nicolella, Daniel P.; Wang, Xiaodu; Jiang, Jean X. (Matrix Biology;Vol. 94, 9/28/2020)Recent in vitro evidence shows that glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) and proteoglycans (PGs) in bone matrix may functionally be involved in the tissue-level toughness of bone. In this study, we showed the effect of biglycan (Bgn), ...