Elastin

Known as: Tropoelastin, Elastin [Chemical/Ingredient], ELN 
Elastin (786 aa, ~68 kDa) is encoded by the human ELN gene. This protein is involved in the elasticity of the extracellular matrix.
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1948-2017
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2010
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2010
Surprisingly little is known about the effects of the physical microenvironment on hemopoietic stem and progenitor cells. To… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Electrospinning has recently emerged as a leading technique for generating biomimetic scaffolds made of synthetic and natural… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS) is associated with decreased elastin and altered arterial mechanics. Mice with a single… (More)
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2002
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2002
Extracellular elastic fibres provide mechanical elasticity to tissues and contribute towards the processes of organ remodelling… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Obstructive vascular disease is an important health problem in the industrialized world. Through a series of molecular genetic… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS) is an inherited obstructive vascular disease that affects the aorta, carotid, coronary and… (More)
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1994
1994
The 67-kD elastin-binding protein (EBP) mediates cell adhesion to elastin and elastin fiber assembly, and it is similar, if not… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Computational methods based on mathematically-defined measures of compositional complexity have been developed to distinguish… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
Recent studies have demonstrated that tropoelastin and elastin-derived peptides are chemotactic for fibroblasts and monocytes. To… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
This study suggests one mechanism by which alveolar macrophages accumulate in the lung in pulmonary emphysema: elastin fragments… (More)
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