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The authors are deeply grateful to the donors and their families for making this research possible.

Correspondence and Footnotes

Address for correspondence: M.C. Sogayar, Instituto de Química, Universidade de São Paulo, Caixa Postal 26077, 05513-970 São Paulo, SP, Brasil. E-mail:

Presented at SIMEC 2000 - International Symposium on Extracellular Matrix, Angra dos Reis, RJ, Brazil, September 24-27, 2000. Research supported by FAPESP, CNPq, ICGEB, PRP-USP and Biobrás S.A. Received October 23, 2000. Accepted March 6, 2001.

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