type III collagen


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type III col·la·gen

collagen characteristic of reticular fibers.
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The repaired tendon is composed of a fibrovascular scar with a large proportion of type III collagen.
Collagen binding with type III collagen was highly sensitive to defects in multimer distribution (Table 2).
Primary glomerular fibrosis: a new nephropathy caused by diffuse intra-glomerular increase in atypical type III collagen fibers.
A significant improvement in the growth of type III collagen was noted during the study.
The clinical diagnosis can be confirmed by fibroblast culture from a skin biopsy to detect abnormal type III collagen or by detection of a mutation in the COL3A1 gene (2).
In a quiescent liver, the hepatocytes contribute type III collagen to the extracellular matrix.
FibroGen also develops and produces recombinant biomaterials, such as human collagens and gelatins, for various purposes, and is currently pursuing the use of recombinant human type III collagen in synthetic corneas for treatment of corneal blindness.
The expression of type III collagen and fibronectin in Hs27 fibroblasts with or without NF3 treatment was quantitatively measured using specific ELISA kits (Bender MedSystems GmbH, Austria), respectively, in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
The N-terminal propeptide of type III procollagen (PIIINP) is a marker of type III collagen turnover in connective tissue (8) that is used clinically to monitor growth (9) or clinical conditions such as liver fibrosis (10) and prognostically in atherosclerotic disease (11).
Type I and type III collagen accumulation in the interstitial space of the left ventricle was assessed by polarized light microscopy.
PriMatrix is particularly rich in Type III collagen, a natural component of fetal dermis that is active in developing and healing tissues.
The initial hematoma is replaced very rapidly by moderately dense fibrous tissue containing predominately type III collagen that is produced by fibroblastic cells and preosteoblasts (1).