Tropoelastin

Known as: Tropoelastin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A salt-soluble precursor of elastin. Lysyl oxidase is instrumental in converting it to elastin in connective tissue.

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1971-2017
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2011
2011
Elastin enables the reversible deformation of elastic tissues and can withstand decades of repetitive forces. Tropoelastin is the… (More)
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2010
2010
A structural protein blend system based on silkworm silk fibroin and recombinant human tropoelastin is described. Silk fibroin, a… (More)
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2009
2009
Elastin fibers are predominantly composed of the secreted monomer tropoelastin. This protein assembly confers elasticity to all… (More)
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2005
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2005
Electrospinning has recently emerged as a leading technique for generating biomimetic scaffolds made of synthetic and natural… (More)
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2004
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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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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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1999
1999
Following cellular secretion into the extracellular matrix, tropoelastin is transported, deposited, and cross-linked to make… (More)
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1997
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1997
PDGF-A(-/-) mice lack lung alveolar smooth muscle cells (SMC), exhibit reduced deposition of elastin fibres in the lung… (More)
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1997
1997
Coacervation of soluble tropoelastin molecules is characterized by thermodynamically reversible association as temperature is… (More)
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1989
1989
Several overlapping rat tropoelastin cDNA clones were isolated from a lambda gt11 rat heart cDNA library and their nucleotide… (More)
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