fibulins

fibulins

A family of proteins associated with basement membranes and elastic extracellular matrix fibers.
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Otherwise, no information is available about elastin and elastin-associated matrix molecules, such as fibulins, in relation to diabetic arteriopathy.
We performed quantitative real-time PCR (q-RT-PCR) using random hexamer primers and Taqman gene expression assays (Applied Biosystems Prism 7700) for von Willebrand factor (VWF)12 (Hs01109460_m1); leptin (LEP) (Hs00174877_m1); matrix metallopeptidase 2 (gelatinase A, 72kDa gelatinase, 72kDa type IV collagenase) (MMP2) (Hs00234422_m1); fibulin 1 (FBLN1) (Hs00242546_m1); and fibulin 2 (FBLN2) (Hs01002054_m1).
Fibulin is an extracellular matrix and plasma glycoprotein with repeated domain structure.
A comparative analysis of the fibulin protein family.