14) Hence, they proposed a set of diagnostic criteria for a diagnosis of PPFE, the criteria comprising the presence of multilobar subpleural and/or centrilobular fibrous interstitial pneumonia characterized by more than 80% proliferation of elastic fibers
in the nonatelectatic lung in association with absent to scant chronic inflammation and no or rare granulomas.
Degenerative processes of elastic fibers
in sun-protected and sun-exposed skin: immunoelectron microscopic observation of elastin, fibrillin-1, amyloid P component, lysozyme and alpha1-antitrypsin.
An ultrastructural study of ultraviolet-induced elastic fiber
damage in hairless mouse skin.
Furthermore, SPP1 is a constitutive component of human skin and aorta, where it is localized to the elastic fiber
and hypothesized to prevent calcification in the fibers (18).
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They reported an increase in the collagen content and a reduction in smooth muscles and elastic fibers
in treated rats.
A skin biopsy taken from the raised border of the plaque revealed a typical transepidermal tunnel containing destroyed elastic fibers
through the acanthotic epidermis.
An elastic fiber
in a glass tube was heated to break under a load of 6.
Results from the histological analyses suggest that repair and regeneration of the elastic fiber
network occurred during the 6 weeks of treatment with ELASTIderm.
The thickness of the aorta was measured by elastic fiber
staining, and proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) and phosphorylated-extracellular signal-regulated kinase (P-ERK) were detected in aortic tissues.
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