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elastic fiber

n.
Any various thick yellow connective-tissue fibers containing elastin and characterized by great elasticity.

elastic fiber

 A protein strand found in connective tissue which has contractile properties

Elastic fiber

Fibrous, stretchable connective tissue made primarily from proteins, elastin, collagen, and fibrillin.
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This suggests that SPUU elastic fibers, which are produced by heterogeneous prepolymer reactions, had lower [[sigma].
The business has established a customer base in Europe, Asia/Pacific, the United States and South America to produce fabrics made with DOW XLA CP elastic fiber.
During the product development phase for DOW XLA fiber, the business has worked with select customers in Europe, the Pacific, and the United States to produce yarns and fabrics made with DOW XLA elastic fiber.
Ethtocyn is a new clinical compound which increases the production of the elastic fibers of the skin.
Elastin is made from its precursor molecule tropoelastin, which forms elastic fibers after key steps involving the enzyme lysyl oxidase-like 1 (LOXL1) and glycoprotein fibulin-5 (FBLN5).
The cylinder is heated to 200"C and stretched until it is a soft elastic fiber 0.
Polyurethane has an excellent elastic stretch and recovery and was specifically developed as an elastic fiber, such as spandex, one of the most popular elastic fibers.
6 percent on Saudi- and Taiwan-produced butanediol, a chemical used to make plastics, elastic fiber and polyurethanes.
Previous animal UV irradiations have shown changes in elastic fiber structure in animal skin [7].
Although the same major components -- silica sand, synthetic fibers, elastic fiber and granulated rubber and wax -- are present in every Cushion Track surface, including across town at Hollywood Park, the combination of the elements is custom designed to meet the weather conditions at each track.
Dermal fibroblasts deposit abnormal elastic fiber aggregates, interestingly not accompanied by mineralization, when cultured in the presence of PXE sera (14).