type III collagen


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type III col·la·gen

collagen characteristic of reticular fibers.
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Quantitative real-time PCR for typeIcollagen, type III collagen, IL-1[alpha] and MMP-3 was performed using SYBR green reagents (Roche, Switzerland) (n=3, all analyses and calibrations were carried out three times).
The area ratiosof type I collagen and type III collagen of the experimental group were higher than those of the control group at postoperative week 8, revealing that type I collagen fibers gradually dominated while the type III collagen fibers relatively decreased after the SVF-FG treatment.
Our results showed that the administration of a combined high-fat diet and alcohol delayed type I and type III collagen deposition, impairing cell migration and fiber synthesis and remodeling.
Type I and type III collagen are formed in skin in a higher proportion in relation to other types and are maintained in a fixed relative proportion to one another in normal skin tissue (Cheng et al., 2011; Sarandy et al., 2015).
Colorectal cancer metastatic phenotype stimulates production by fibroblasts of N-terminal peptide of type III collagen: clinical implications for prognosis.
Quantitative analysis demonstrated that type I and type III collagen synthesis were effectively accelerated by DBLTG in accord with increasing hydroxyproline levels.
The tissue events stimulated by TGF-[beta] provide proper nutrition and energy for cells to synthesize a new extracellular matrix rich in blood vessels and type III collagen, which will provide the scaffold for type I collagen synthesis [15,16].
showing that type III collagen is synthesized as a modifier of existing fibril networks in response to tissue and matrix damage [38].
Nodular lesions could be observed in various renal primary and secondary diseases, such as membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, renal amyloidosis, type III collagen glomerulopathy, monoclonal immunoglobulin or light chain deposition disease, fibronectin nephropathy, and cryoglobulinemia glomerulosclerosis [6, 27-29].
Western blot analysis demonstrated significantly increased expression of type I and type III collagen levels in the urethral fibrosis group as compared to the sham group.
There was a significantly greater amount of type III collagen after 6 weeks healing time compared with 2 weeks (P=0.014); however, suspension (P=0.267) and the time x suspension interaction (P=0.931) had no significant effect on the amount of type III collagen.