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Elastin

Elastin

(Science: protein) glycoprotein (70 kD) randomly coiled and cross linked to form elastic fibres that are found in connective tissue. Like collagen, the amino acid composition is unusual with 30% of residues being glycine and with a high proline content. Cross linking depends upon formation of desmosine from four lysine side groups. The mechanical properties of elastin are poorer in old animals.


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Re: Anyone have any good diet tips/plans

... 2 litres every day. Eating properly can also help you in avoiding loose skin after weight loss. To maintain the elasticity of skin Collagen and Elastin are two elements responsible. Try to consume more protein rich foods that contain collagen and elastin forming components such as milk, cottage ...

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by jaykhyes
Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:53 am
 
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Re: Anyone have any good diet tips/plans

... 2 litres every day. Eating properly can also help you in avoiding loose skin after weight loss. To maintain the elasticity of skin Collagen and Elastin are two elements responsible. Try to consume more protein rich foods that contain collagen and elastin forming components such as milk, cottage ...

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by MaddisonSupple
Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:37 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Anyone have any good diet tips/plans
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Re: Animal Qs.

... collagen is FALSE? - formed by macromolecular assembly of procallagen, produced by enzymes, or its slight crimp give it elasticity independent of elastin? I think first, because it should be protocollagen Which is false? - primary cell in fibrocaritlage is fibrochondrocyte or , primary celll type ...

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by JackBean
Wed Jan 05, 2011 11:59 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Qs.
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tissues/histology

... collagen is FALSE? - formed by macromolecular assembly of procallagen, produced by enzymes, or its slight crimp give it elasticity independent of elastin? ---------- Which is false? - primary cell in fibrocaritlage is fibrochondrocyte or , primary celll type in skeletal muscle is myofibre? ------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...

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by Nicolodn
Sat Nov 13, 2010 11:12 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: tissues/histology
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Animal Qs.

... collagen is FALSE? - formed by macromolecular assembly of procallagen, produced by enzymes, or its slight crimp give it elasticity independent of elastin? ---------- Which is false? - primary cell in fibrocaritlage is fibrochondrocyte or , primary celll type in skeletal muscle is myofibre? ------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...

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by Nicolodn
Sat Nov 13, 2010 6:21 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Qs.
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