The Composition of Elastin

  title={The Composition of Elastin},
  author={William H. Stein and Edgar Miller},
Elastin is one of the prominent fiber proteins in the body, yet one of the least well known. Very little work has been done upon its chemical and physical characterization since the early work of Richards and Gies (1) in their study of ligament, of Abderhalden and Schittenhelm (2), who accounted for 61 per cent by weight of the amino acids in elastin, and… CONTINUE READING