Fibrillins

Known as: Fibrillin, Fibrillins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A family of extracellular matrix glycoproteins that is structurally similar to LATENT TGF-BETA BINDING PROTEINS, but contain additional TGF-beta… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Fibrillin-1 and fibrillin-2 are large cysteine-rich glycoproteins that serve two key physiological functions: as supporting… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Fibrillins constitute the major backbone of multifunctional microfibrils in elastic and nonelastic extracellular matrices. Proper… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Both latent transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta)-binding proteins fibrillins are components of microfibril networks, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Fibrillin-rich microfibrils are extracellular assemblies that impart structural properties to the connective tissue. To elucidate… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Latent transforming growth factor beta-binding protein 1 (LTBP-1) targets latent complexes of transforming growth factor beta to… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Fibrillins 1 and 2 are the main constituents of the extracellular microfibrils responsible for the biomechanical properties of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Extracellular microfibrils, alone or in association with elastin, confer critical biomechanical properties on a variety of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
MARFAN syndrome is an inherited disorder of connective tissue manifested in the ocular, skeletal and cardiovascular systems. It… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
MARFAN syndrome (MFS), one of the most common genetic disorders of connective tissue, is characterized by skeletal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
A new connective tissue protein, which we call fibrillin, has been isolated from the medium of human fibroblast cell cultures… (More)
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