elastic fiber (Q259817)

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An extracellular matrix part that consists of an insoluble core of polymerized tropoelastin monomers and a surrounding mantle of microfibrils. Elastic fibers provide elasticity and recoiling to tissues and organs, and maintain structural integrity ag
  • yellow fiber
  • GO:0071953
  • elastin fiber
  • elastic fibre
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elastic fiber
An extracellular matrix part that consists of an insoluble core of polymerized tropoelastin monomers and a surrounding mantle of microfibrils. Elastic fibers provide elasticity and recoiling to tissues and organs, and maintain structural integrity ag
  • yellow fiber
  • GO:0071953
  • elastin fiber
  • elastic fibre

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