Synthesis and assembly of fibrillin by fibroblasts and smooth muscle cells.

  title={Synthesis and assembly of fibrillin by fibroblasts and smooth muscle cells.},
  author={C M Kielty and C. Adrian Shuttleworth},
  journal={Journal of cell science},
  volume={106 ( Pt 1)},
The expression and assembly of the microfibrillar glycoprotein fibrillin has been investigated in cultures of nuchal ligament fibroblasts, skin fibroblasts and vascular smooth muscle cells. The level of fibrillin expression varied with the cell type and growth conditions. Higher levels of synthesis were recorded in quiescent post-confluent cells than in actively dividing subconfluent cultures. Nuchal ligament fibroblasts consistently synthesized the highest levels of fibrillin. Growth of cells… CONTINUE READING

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