The identification of glycoproteins associated with elastic-tissue microfibrils.

@article{Sear1978TheIO,
  title={The identification of glycoproteins associated with elastic-tissue microfibrils.},
  author={C. H. J. Sear and M A Kewley and Carolyn J. P. Jones and Michael E. Grant and David S. Jackson},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  year={1978},
  volume={170 3},
  pages={715-8}
}
Cell cultures derived from foetal bovine ligamentum nuchae accumulate extracellular fibrils morphologically identical with elastic-tissue microfibrils. Two glycoproteins synthesized by the ligament cells are closely related to the matrix microfibrils as assessed by immunological and chemical extraction techniques.