Elastic Fibers

Known as: Elastic Fiber, Fiber, Elastic, elastic fibres 
An extracellular matrix part that consists of an insoluble core of polymerized tropoelastin monomers and a surrounding mantle of microfibrils… (More)
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1936-2017
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Elastic fibers are components of the extracellular matrix and confer resilience. Once laid down, they are thought to remain… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Small airway disease is thought to contribute significantly to functional impairment caused by asthma. Functional evidence of… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Elastic fiber incorporation is critical to the success of tissue-engineered arteries and heart valves. Elastic fibers have not… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The elastic fibre system has a principal role in the structure and function of various types of organs that require elasticity… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Extracellular elastic fibres provide mechanical elasticity to tissues and contribute towards the processes of organ remodelling… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A simple method was used to assemble single-walled carbon nanotubes into indefinitely long ribbons and fibers. The processing… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
We tested the hypothesis that a simple change in wall composition (medial calcium overload of elastic fibers) can decrease aortic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Normal structure and function of the lung parenchyma depend upon elastic fibers. Amorphous elastin is biochemically stable in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
We studied by light and electron microscopy the elastic fibers in he sun exposed and sun protected skin of normal and psoriatic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
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Smooth muscle derived from the inner media and intima of immature guinea pig aorta were grown for up to 8 wk in cell culture. The… (More)
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