Calcium, collagen, elastin and hexosamine levels in the arteries of whites and Bantu.

@article{Meyer1965CalciumCE,
  title={Calcium, collagen, elastin and hexosamine levels in the arteries of whites and Bantu.},
  author={Alexander Meyer and B J Meyer and John F. Morrison and W. J. Pepler},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1965},
  volume={39 40},
  pages={
          1017-20
        }
}
The mean values of the various constituents studied in the aorta, coronary and cerebral arteries are presented in Table 1. Age, atherosclerotic index and the levels of calcium, collagen, elastin, hexosamine and total lipid were correlated with' each other. This was done with the aid of the IBM 1620 digital computor of the University of Pretoria. Since the correlation coefficient (r) does not take the effect of sample size into account, it was decided to test whether the correlations between the… CONTINUE READING

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